Bethzaida Velazquez Superior

Urb Las Delicias 100 Calle Flo
Ponce, PR 00731
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 249 students in grades 9-12, Bethzaida Velazquez Superior ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 21%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is approximately equal to the Puerto Rico state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Puerto Rico state level of 11:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 249 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • : 55-59% (Btm 50% in PR)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bethzaida Velazquez Superior ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Puerto Rico for:

School Overview

Bethzaida Velazquez Superior's student population of 249 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
249 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Bethzaida Velazquez Superior ranks within the bottom 50% of all 839 schools in Puerto Rico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bethzaida Velazquez Superior is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.01. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (PR)
#477 out of 839 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Bethzaida Velazquez Superior, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≤10%
21%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bethzaida Velazquez Superior 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 2021-22 school year data.
30-39%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bethzaida Velazquez Superior 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 2021-22 school year data.
20-29%
36%
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Bethzaida Velazquez Superior and the public school average student teacher ratio of Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
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Asian
n/a
n/a
Hispanic
100%
100%
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Black
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White
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.00
55-59%
74%
This chart display graduation rate of Bethzaida Velazquez Superior and public school graduation rate of Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
85%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bethzaida Velazquez Superior and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bethzaida Velazquez Superior and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bethzaida Velazquez Superior's ranking?
Bethzaida Velazquez Superior is ranked #477 out of 839 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Puerto Rico.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 21% PR state average), while 30-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% PR state average).
What is the graduation rate of Bethzaida Velazquez Superior?
The graduation rate of Bethzaida Velazquez Superior is 55-59%, which is lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 74%.
How many students attend Bethzaida Velazquez Superior?
249 students attend Bethzaida Velazquez Superior.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
100% of Bethzaida Velazquez Superior students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bethzaida Velazquez Superior?
Bethzaida Velazquez Superior has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 11:1.
What grades does Bethzaida Velazquez Superior offer ?
Bethzaida Velazquez Superior offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Bethzaida Velazquez Superior part of?
Bethzaida Velazquez Superior is part of Puerto Rico Department Of Education School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 249 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PR Dept. of Education

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