Jose A. Castillo Elementary School

  • Jose A. Castillo Elementary School serves 304 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥95% (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 90-94% (which is higher than the Puerto Rico state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Jose A. Castillo Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Puerto Rico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Puerto Rico state level of 13:1.

Top Placements

Jose A. Castillo Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Puerto Rico for:

School Overview

  • Jose A. Castillo Elementary School's student population of 304 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students304 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jose A. Castillo Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% 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 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jose A. Castillo Elementary School 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PR)
Overall School Rank#10 out of 1,307 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jose A. Castillo 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)90-94%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jose A. Castillo 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 Ratio12:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Jose A. Castillo 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 Jose A. Castillo 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 Jose A. Castillo Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PR.
Diversity Scoren/an/a
Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
79%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jose A. Castillo 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 Jose A. Castillo 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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