James Garfield Elementary School

Carr 103 Km 7 Hm 1 Bo Pedernal

Cabo Rojo, PR 00623
(School attendance zone shown in map)

  • James Garfield Elementary School serves 255 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • James Garfield Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Puerto Rico for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Puerto Rico state level of 13:1.

School Overview

  • James Garfield Elementary School's student population of 255 students has grown by 36% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students255 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of James Garfield Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • James Garfield Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James Garfield 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of James Garfield 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)35-39%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of James Garfield 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 Ratio13:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of James Garfield 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 James Garfield 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 James Garfield 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
70%
79%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in James Garfield 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
7%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in James Garfield 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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