Rafael Hernandez

  • Rafael Hernandez serves 389 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Rafael Hernandez placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Rafael Hernandez's student population of 389 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students389 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rafael Hernandez is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Rafael Hernandez is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#1409 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
89%
20%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
6%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.210.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rafael Hernandez and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoston School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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