Benigno Fernandez Garcia
Benigno Fernandez Garcia serves 483 students in grades 6-8.
Benigno Fernandez Garcia 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (which is lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Puerto Rico state level of 12:1.
Benigno Fernandez Garcia ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Puerto Rico for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Benigno Fernandez Garcia's student population of 483 students has grown by 36% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Benigno Fernandez Garcia is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 836 schools in Puerto Rico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Benigno Fernandez Garcia is 0.00, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (PR)
Overall Testing Rank
#616 out of 836 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PR Dept. of Education
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