Dr. Ramon E. Betances Elementary School (Closed 2016)

Carr 123 Km 24.4 Bo Guaraguao
Ponce, PR 00731
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Dr. Ramon E. Betances Elementary School served 98 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 20-29% (which was lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 36%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 20-29% (which was lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 43%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 was lower than the Puerto Rico state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 100%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students98 students
This chart display total students of Dr. Ramon E. Betances Elementary School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Dr. Ramon E. Betances Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Dr. Ramon E. Betances Elementary School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Dr. Ramon E. Betances Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PR)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dr. Ramon E. Betances Elementary 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 2014-15 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dr. Ramon E. Betances Elementary 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 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio9:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Dr. Ramon E. Betances Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
99%
100%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Dr. Ramon E. Betances Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
1%
n/a
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dr. Ramon E. Betances Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PR.
Diversity Score0.020.02
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
79%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dr. Ramon E. Betances Elementary 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 Dr. Ramon E. Betances Elementary 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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