Josefina Barcelo

Josefina Barcelo serves 404 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Josefina Barcelo 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Puerto Rico state level of 13:1.

Top Placements

Josefina Barcelo places among the top 20% of public schools in Puerto Rico for:

School Overview

Josefina Barcelo's student population of 404 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students404 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Josefina Barcelo is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,086 schools in Puerto Rico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Josefina Barcelo 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (PR)
Overall Testing Rank
#1017 out of 1086 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:113:1
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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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Diversity Score
0.000.00
Graduation Rate
75-79%
79%
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
83%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Josefina Barcelo 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 Josefina Barcelo 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePuerto Rico Department Of Education School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Josefina Barcelo is Margarita Janer Palacios (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Juan E. Miranda (2.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rafael Rivera Otero (1.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Juan Rafael Rivera Otero
    Grades: K-5 | 224 students
    1.0 miles
    Calle Sandalio Alonso Urb. Las
    San Juan, PR 00921
    (787) 782-3180
    1.0 K-5 224
  • Guaynabo Nueva Elemental Urbana De Guaynabo
    Grades: PK-5 | 426 students
    1.2 miles
    Carr 169 Km 6.2 Bo Frailes
    Guaynabo, PR 00970
    (787) 720-2195
    1.2 PK-5 426
  • San Juan Bella Vista
    Grades: K-5 | 123 students
    1.7 miles
    Ave Ponce De Leon Esq Calle Na
    San Juan, PR 00921
    (787) 751-3665
    1.7 K-5 123
  • San Juan Centro Eugenio Maria De Hostos Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 142 students
    1.7 miles
    Urb Puerto Nuevo Calle Constit
    San Juan, PR 00921
    (787) 792-0111
    1.7 Inquire with school 142
  • San Juan La Esperanza (luis Pales Matos) Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 234 students
    1.7 miles
    Calle 19 Ne Pto Nuevo
    San Juan, PR 00921
    (787) 782-0295
    1.7 Inquire with school 234

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