Calle 19 Ne Pto Nuevo
San Juan, PR 00921
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
La Esperanza (luis Pales Matos) serves 234 students inquire with school.
La Esperanza (luis Pales Matos) placed in the top 5% of all schools in Puerto Rico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (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 90-94% (which is higher than the Puerto Rico state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Puerto Rico state level of 12:1.

Top Rankings

La Esperanza (luis Pales Matos) ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Puerto Rico for:

School Overview

La Esperanza (luis Pales Matos)'s student population of 234 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
n/a
Total Students
234 students
This chart display total students of La Esperanza (luis Pales Matos) by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of La Esperanza (luis Pales Matos)
Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of La Esperanza (luis Pales Matos) by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

School Rankings

La Esperanza (luis Pales Matos) is ranked within the top 5% 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 La Esperanza (luis Pales Matos) 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
#15 out of 836 schools
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall school rank of La Esperanza (luis Pales Matos), with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of La Esperanza (luis Pales Matos) 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of La Esperanza (luis Pales Matos) 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
12:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of La Esperanza (luis Pales Matos) and the public school average student teacher ratio of Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
n/a
Hispanic
100%
100%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in La Esperanza (luis Pales Matos) and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
n/a
White
n/a
n/a
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
n/a
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in La Esperanza (luis Pales Matos).
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PR.
Diversity Score
0.00
National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
83%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in La Esperanza (luis Pales Matos) 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 La Esperanza (luis Pales Matos) 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

School Reviews

Review La Esperanza (luis Pales Matos). 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
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Exploring post graduation options for high school students.
Back to School: Getting Up to Date with Required Vaccinations
Back to School: Getting Up to Date with Required Vaccinations
Stay up to date on the current requirements for vaccinations for school-age children today, as well as some of the problems schools face when parents do not properly immunize their kids.
Utah on its Way to Banning Sex-Ed in Schools
Utah on its Way to Banning Sex-Ed in Schools
The new bill, which has already passed state lawmakers, would ban public schools from teaching about contraception or sexually transmitted diseases. If it is signed into law by the governor, it will be the most conservative law in the country regarding sex education in schools.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Inquire with school
  • Students: 234 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in PR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.00 (Top 10%)

Quick Links