Benigno Fernandez Garcia Middle School

Calle Barbosa Final
Cayey, PR 00736
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Benigno Fernandez Garcia Middle School serves 482 students in grades 7-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 9% (which is lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40% (which is lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Benigno Fernandez Garcia Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Puerto Rico for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Puerto Rico state level of 13:1.

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School Overview

  • Benigno Fernandez Garcia Middle School's student population of 482 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students482 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Benigno Fernandez Garcia Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,307 schools in Puerto Rico (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Benigno Fernandez Garcia Middle School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.02. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PR)
Overall School Rank#1056 out of 1,307 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Benigno Fernandez Garcia Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Benigno Fernandez Garcia Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Benigno Fernandez Garcia Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
100%
100%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Benigno Fernandez Garcia Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Benigno Fernandez Garcia Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PR.
Diversity Scoren/a0.02
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
79%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Benigno Fernandez Garcia Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Benigno Fernandez Garcia Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePuerto Rico Department Of Education School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PR Dept. of Education

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