Ernestina Mendez

Carr.111km.17hm 5 Bo. Bahoname
San Sebastian, PR 00685
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Ernestina Mendez serves 655 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Ernestina Mendez 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Puerto Rico state level of 13:1.

Top Placements

Ernestina Mendez places among the top 20% of public schools in Puerto Rico for:

School Overview

Ernestina Mendez's student population of 655 students has grown by 56% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students655 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Ernestina Mendez is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,086 schools in Puerto Rico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Ernestina Mendez 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (PR)
Overall Testing Rank
#770 out of 1086 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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Hispanic
100%
100%
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Diversity Score
0.000.00
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
83%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePuerto Rico Department Of Education School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ernestina Mendez is Manuel Mendez Liciaga (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Su Bernaldo Mendez Jimenez (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Aibonito Beltran (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Sebastian Aibonito Beltran
    Grades: K-5 | 104 students
    0.0 miles
    Carr 457 Km 0.6 Bo Aibonito In
    San Sebastian, PR 00685
    (787) 896-4362
    0.0 K-5 104
  • San Sebastian Angel Guerrero Lugo (aibonito Guerrero)
    Grades: K-5 | 95 students
    0.0 miles
    Carr 447 Km 2 Hm 5
    San Sebastian, PR 00685
    (787) 896-2888
    0.0 K-5 95
  • San Sebastian Aurora Mendez Charneco
    Grades: K-5 | 333 students
    0.0 miles
    Calle Pedro Albisus Campos
    San Sebastian, PR 00685
    (787) 896-1072
    0.0 K-5 333
  • San Sebastian Manuel Mendez Liciaga Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 909 students
    0.0 miles
    Carr 125 Km 19 Bo Guatemala
    San Sebastian, PR 00685
    (787) 896-1430
    0.0 9-12 909
  • San Sebastian Narciso Rabell Cabrero
    Grades: 9 | 203 students
    0.0 miles
    Calle Pavia Fernandez #99
    San Sebastian, PR 00685
    (787) 896-1164
    0.0 9 203

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