Carr 103 Km 7 Hm 1 Bo Pedernal
Cabo Rojo, PR 00623
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
James Garfield serves 257 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
James Garfield 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 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher 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 70-74% (which is higher than the Puerto Rico state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Puerto Rico state level of 12:1.

Top Rankings

James Garfield ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Puerto Rico for:

School Overview

James Garfield's student population of 257 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
257 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

James Garfield is ranked within the top 20% 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 James Garfield 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
This School
State Level (PR)
Overall Testing Rank
#99 out of 836 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
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 James Garfield 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 James Garfield 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: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 257 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in PR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.00 (Top 10%)

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