Jose Gualberto Padilla Middle School

Ave Constitucion Bo Cotto
Arecibo, PR 00612
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Jose Gualberto Padilla Middle School serves 245 students in grades 7-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Jose Gualberto Padilla Middle 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 9:1 is lower than the Puerto Rico state level of 13:1.

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School Overview

  • Jose Gualberto Padilla Middle School's student population of 245 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students245 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jose Gualberto Padilla Middle 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 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jose Gualberto Padilla Middle 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
65%
36%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jose Gualberto Padilla Middle 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 Ratio9:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Jose Gualberto Padilla Middle 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%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jose Gualberto Padilla Middle 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
82%
79%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jose Gualberto Padilla Middle 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 Gualberto Padilla Middle 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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