Rafael Hernandez

Calle 12 I 100 Urb Jardines De
Vega Baja, PR 00693
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 262 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Rafael Hernandez ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Puerto Rico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is higher 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.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 100% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 262 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Top 50% in PR
  • : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Rafael Hernandez's student population of 262 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
262 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Rafael Hernandez ranks within the top 50% of all 839 schools in Puerto Rico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Rafael Hernandez is 0.02, which is more 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)
#322 out of 839 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Rafael Hernandez, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
30-34%
21%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Rafael Hernandez 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 Rafael Hernandez 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
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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%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
n/a
All Ethnic Groups
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0.02
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
85%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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 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 Rafael Hernandez's ranking?
Rafael Hernandez is ranked #322 out of 839 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Puerto Rico.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% 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).
How many students attend Rafael Hernandez?
262 students attend Rafael Hernandez.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
99% of Rafael Hernandez students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Rafael Hernandez?
Rafael Hernandez has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 11:1.
What grades does Rafael Hernandez offer ?
Rafael Hernandez offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Rafael Hernandez part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 262 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PR Dept. of Education

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