Laura Mercado

Calle Nestor Torres Bo Rosario
San German, PR 00683
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 269 students in grades 6-12, Laura Mercado ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 21%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Puerto Rico state level of 11:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 269 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • : 70-79% (Top 50% in PR)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Laura Mercado ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Puerto Rico for:

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School Overview

Laura Mercado's student population of 269 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
269 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Laura Mercado ranks within the bottom 50% of all 839 schools in Puerto Rico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Laura Mercado is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.01. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (PR)
#551 out of 839 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Laura Mercado, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≤5%
21%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Laura Mercado 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 2021-22 school year data.
30-34%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Laura Mercado 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 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Laura Mercado and the public school average student teacher ratio of Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
n/a
Hispanic
100%
100%
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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
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0.00
70-79%
74%
This chart display graduation rate of Laura Mercado and public school graduation rate of Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
85%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Laura Mercado and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Laura Mercado and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Laura Mercado's ranking?
Laura Mercado is ranked #551 out of 839 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Puerto Rico.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 21% PR state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% PR state average).
What is the graduation rate of Laura Mercado?
The graduation rate of Laura Mercado is 70-79%, which is lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 74%.
How many students attend Laura Mercado?
269 students attend Laura Mercado.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
100% of Laura Mercado students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Laura Mercado?
Laura Mercado has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 11:1.
What grades does Laura Mercado offer ?
Laura Mercado offers enrollment in grades 6-12
What school district is Laura Mercado part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 269 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • : 70-79% (Top 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PR Dept. of Education

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