Hemeterio Colon

Hemeterio Colon serves 299 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (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 48% (which is higher than the Puerto Rico state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Puerto Rico state level of 13:1.

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

School Overview

Hemeterio Colon's student population of 299 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 6-8
Total Students299 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Hemeterio Colon 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (PR)
Overall Testing Rank
#685 out of 1086 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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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%
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.
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 and middle school to Hemeterio Colon is Antonio Paoli (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Angela Cordero Bernard (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ponce Angela Cordero Bernard
    Grades: K-5 | 648 students
    0.0 miles
    Calle Solimar Urb Villa Del Ca
    Ponce, PR 00731
    (787) 844-4020
    0.0 K-5 648
  • Ponce Antonio Paoli
    Grades: 7-9 | 153 students
    0.0 miles
    Calle Reina Final
    Ponce, PR 00731
    (787) 844-0615
    0.0 7-9 153
  • Ponce Bernardino Cordero Bernard Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,311 student
    0.0 miles
    Carr 488 Ave Juan B Roman
    Ponce, PR 00731
    (787) 842-7091
    0.0 9-12 1,311
  • Ponce Carmen Sola De Pedreira
    Grades: K-5 | 294 students
    0.0 miles
    Calle 40 5ra Seccion Urb Jardi
    Ponce, PR 00731
    (787) 841-6411
    0.0 K-5 294
  • Ponce Cerrillos Hoyos
    Grades: K-5 | 130 students
    0.0 miles
    Bo Cerrillo Hojas Carr Princip
    Ponce, PR 00731
    (787) 848-8793
    0.0 K-5 130

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