Carr 111 Km 2 Hm 0
Lares, PR 00669
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
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Top 30%
Elemental Daniel Velez Soto serves 448 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Elemental Daniel Velez Soto placed in the top 30% of all schools in Puerto Rico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher 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 50-54% (which is higher than the Puerto Rico state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Puerto Rico state level of 12:1.

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Elemental Daniel Velez Soto ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Puerto Rico for:

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School Overview

Elemental Daniel Velez Soto's student population of 448 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
448 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Elemental Daniel Velez Soto is ranked within the top 30% 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 Elemental Daniel Velez Soto 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
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State Level (PR)
Overall Testing Rank
#214 out of 836 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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Hispanic
100%
100%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.00
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
83%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Elemental Daniel Velez Soto and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Elemental Daniel Velez Soto and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PR Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 448 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in PR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.00 (Top 10%)

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