Calle Concordia 8139
Ponce, PR 00731
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Hemeterio Colon serves 299 students in grades 6-8.
Hemeterio Colon placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Puerto Rico for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower 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 48% (which is higher than the Puerto Rico state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Puerto Rico state level of 12:1.

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Hemeterio Colon ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Puerto Rico for:

School Overview

Hemeterio Colon's student population of 299 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
299 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Hemeterio Colon is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Hemeterio Colon 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
#501 out of 836 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
12:1
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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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Diversity Score
0.00
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
83%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hemeterio Colon 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 Hemeterio Colon 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: 6-8
  • Students: 299 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in PR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.00 (Top 10%)

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