Hernandez Elementary School

  • Hernandez Elementary School serves 829 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TX average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Hernandez Elementary School operates within the San Marcos Cisd School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 829 students has grown by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students829 students
Hernandez Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Hernandez Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
Hernandez Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeHernandez Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
Hernandez Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Hernandez Elementary School Asian Students (1996-2014)
Hispanic
77%
52%
Hernandez Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
7%
13%
Hernandez Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
16%
29%
Hernandez Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Hernandez Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.380.63
Hernandez Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
72%
52%
Hernandez Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
6%
Hernandez Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • San Marcos Cisd School District's student population of 7,755 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,831 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,802 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has declined by 38% over four years.
School District NameSan Marcos Cisd School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed7,755825
San Marcos Cisd School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$82 MM$9 MM
San Marcos Cisd School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$74 MM$10 MM
San Marcos Cisd School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,831$12,250
San Marcos Cisd School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,802$12,682
San Marcos Cisd School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San MarcosMiller Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 683 students
    0.5 miles
    301 Foxtail Run
    San MarcosTX 78666
    (512)393-6660
    0.56-8683
  • San MarcosCrockett Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 574 students
    1.3 miles
    1300 Girard Ave
    San MarcosTX 78666
    (512)393-6400
    1.3KG-5574
  • San MarcosMendez Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 548 students
    1.3 miles
    1805 Peter Garza
    San MarcosTX 78666
    (512)393-6060
    1.3KG-5548
  • San MarcosGoodnight Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1043 students
    1.8 miles
    1301 Hwy 123
    San MarcosTX 78666
    (512)393-6550
    1.86-81043
  • San MarcosDezavala Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 484 students
    2.1 miles
    600 Fm 621 Dezavala Dr
    San MarcosTX 78666
    (512)396-6890
    2.1KG-5484

School Reviews

5  8/17/2011
San Marcos CISD redistricted their schools, and now all the elementary schools are K-5, eliminating this 5-6 school, and made Hernandez a K-5 school. The two Jr. Highs are Goodnight, and Miller, which serve 7-8. graders.
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