Norma I. Torres Colon

Carr 150 Km 5 Hacia Coamo
Villalba, PR 00766
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Norma I. Torres Colon serves 286 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (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 27% (which is lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Norma I. Torres Colon 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 14:1 is higher than the Puerto Rico state level of 13:1.

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Norma I. Torres Colon places among the top 20% of public schools in Puerto Rico for:

School Overview

Norma I. Torres Colon's student population of 286 students has grown by 44% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students286 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

Norma I. Torres Colon 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 Norma I. Torres Colon is 0.02, which is more than 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
#841 out of 1086 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
1%
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Asian
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Hispanic
99%
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
0.020.00
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
83%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Norma I. Torres Colon 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 Norma I. Torres Colon 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 Norma I. Torres Colon is Centro Residencial De Oportunidades Educativas De Villalba (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Francisco Zayas Santana (0.0 miles away)
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