Francisco Zayas Santana

Carr 150 Km 5 Hm I Urb La Vega
Villalba, PR 00766
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Serving 385 students in grades 6-8, Francisco Zayas Santana ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Puerto Rico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 4% (which is lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Puerto Rico state level of 11:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 385 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • : Bottom 50% in PR
  • : 4% (Top 50%)
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Francisco Zayas Santana's student population of 385 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
385 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Francisco Zayas Santana ranks within the bottom 50% of all 836 schools in Puerto Rico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Francisco Zayas Santana 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (PR)
#821 out of 836 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Francisco Zayas Santana, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
(18-19)
4%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Francisco Zayas Santana 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 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
26%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Francisco Zayas Santana 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
11:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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Hispanic
100%
100%
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Black
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White
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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All Ethnic Groups
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
85%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Francisco Zayas Santana 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: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Francisco Zayas Santana's ranking?
Francisco Zayas Santana is ranked #821 out of 836 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?
4% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% PR state average), while 26% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% PR state average).
How many students attend Francisco Zayas Santana?
385 students attend Francisco Zayas Santana.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
100% of Francisco Zayas Santana students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Francisco Zayas Santana?
Francisco Zayas Santana has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Puerto Rico state average of 11:1.
What grades does Francisco Zayas Santana offer ?
Francisco Zayas Santana offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Francisco Zayas Santana part of?
Francisco Zayas Santana is part of Puerto Rico Department Of Education School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 385 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 4% (Top 50%)
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PR Dept. of Education

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