Hemeterio Colon Middle School

Calle Concordia 8139
Ponce, PR 00731
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Hemeterio Colon Middle School serves 321 students in grades 7-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 18% (which is lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75% (which is higher than the Puerto Rico state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Hemeterio Colon Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Puerto Rico for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Puerto Rico state level of 13:1.

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Hemeterio Colon Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Puerto Rico for:

School Overview

  • Hemeterio Colon Middle School's student population of 321 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students321 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hemeterio Colon Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,307 schools in Puerto Rico (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hemeterio Colon Middle School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.02. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PR)
Overall School Rank#556 out of 1,307 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hemeterio Colon Middle 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hemeterio Colon Middle 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Hemeterio Colon Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
100%
100%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Hemeterio Colon Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hemeterio Colon Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PR.
Diversity Scoren/a0.02
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
79%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hemeterio Colon Middle 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 Hemeterio Colon Middle 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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