Ponce High School

Ponce High School serves 850 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤1% (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 41% (which is lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Ponce High 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Puerto Rico state level of 13:1.

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School Overview

Ponce High School's student population of 850 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students850 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

Ponce High School 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 Ponce High School 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
#920 out of 1086 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤1%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
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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
46%
79%
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
83%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ponce High School 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 Ponce High School 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, middle school and elementary school to Ponce High School is Dr. Rafael Pujals (0.1 miles away)
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