Calle 3 Urb Santa Ana
Vega Alta, PR 00692
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Rafael Hernandez serves 249 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Rafael Hernandez 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 10%) 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 75-79% (which is higher than the Puerto Rico state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Puerto Rico state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 100% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Rafael Hernandez ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Puerto Rico for:

School Overview

Rafael Hernandez's student population of 249 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
249 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Rafael Hernandez 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 Rafael Hernandez 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 Data
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State Level (PR)
Overall Testing Rank
#36 out of 836 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
n/a
Hispanic
99%
100%
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Black
n/a
n/a
White
1%
n/a
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
n/a
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.02
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
83%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PR Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 249 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in PR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.02 (Top 10%)

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