Herminia Garcia Elementary School

  • Herminia Garcia Elementary School serves 434 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 72% (which is higher 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 82% (which is higher than the Puerto Rico state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Herminia Garcia Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Puerto Rico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Puerto Rico state level of 13:1.

Top Placements

Herminia Garcia Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Puerto Rico for:

School Overview

  • Herminia Garcia Elementary School's student population of 434 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students434 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Herminia Garcia Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Herminia Garcia Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Herminia Garcia Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Herminia Garcia Elementary 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
10%
36%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Herminia Garcia Elementary 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)
82%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Herminia Garcia Elementary 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 Ratio16:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Herminia Garcia Elementary 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 Herminia Garcia Elementary 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 Herminia Garcia Elementary 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
80%
79%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Herminia Garcia Elementary 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 Herminia Garcia Elementary 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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