Jose Gautier Benitez Elementary School

Ave D Calle 4 Urb Jaime L Drew
Ponce, PR 00717
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Jose Gautier Benitez Elementary School serves 246 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (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 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Puerto Rico state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Jose Gautier Benitez Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Puerto Rico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Puerto Rico state level of 13:1.

School Overview

  • Jose Gautier Benitez Elementary School's student population of 246 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students246 students
This chart display total students of Jose Gautier Benitez Elementary School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Jose Gautier Benitez Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Jose Gautier Benitez Elementary School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Jose Gautier Benitez Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Jose Gautier Benitez Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 11:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jose Gautier Benitez 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#485 out of 1,307 schools
(Top 50%)
--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jose Gautier Benitez 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)50-54%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jose Gautier Benitez 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 Ratio11:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Jose Gautier Benitez 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 Gautier Benitez 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 Gautier Benitez 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
79%
79%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jose Gautier Benitez 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 Gautier Benitez 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

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Jose Gautier Benitez Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
A NYC public school is now completely vegetarian! How have students reacted, and will other public schools follow suit?
The world is in a constant state of change and those who fail to adjust fall behind. Unfortunately, the American public education system has not kept up with the times and is currently facing a number of serious problems. Keep reading to learn about the biggest failures affecting the modern U.S. public education system as well as some of the trends that could spark change.
Summer break is a time to kick back and relax but it is also a great time to do activities that will boost your college applications. Keep reading to see how to boost your application this summer.