Rafael Hernandez

Calle 12 I 100 Urb Jardines De
Vega Baja, PR 00693
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rafael Hernandez serves 301 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Rafael Hernandez placed in the top 50% of all schools in Puerto Rico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher 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 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Puerto Rico state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Puerto Rico state level of 13:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Rafael Hernandez's student population of 301 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students301 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Rafael Hernandez is ranked within the top 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 Rafael Hernandez 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
#376 out of 1086 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Rafael Hernandez, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
45%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Rafael Hernandez and the public school average student teacher ratio of Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
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Asian
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Hispanic
100%
100%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Rafael Hernandez and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
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White
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rafael Hernandez. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PR.
Diversity Score
0.000.00
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
83%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Rafael Hernandez 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 Rafael Hernandez 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 and middle school to Rafael Hernandez is Nueva Brigida Alvarez Rodriguez (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jose Gualberto Padilla (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Vega Baja Jose Gualberto Padilla Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 242 students
    0.8 miles
    Calle Betances #75
    Vega Baja, PR 00693
    (787) 858-2520
    0.8 K-5 242
  • Vega Baja Nueva Brigida Alvarez Rodriguez Math: 70% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-12 | 440 students
    0.8 miles
    Calle Betances Num.75
    Vega Baja, PR 00693
    (787) 855-6327
    0.8 6-12 440
  • Vega Baja Centro De Adiestramiento Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: Inquire with school | 144 students
    0.9 miles
    Carr 155 Km 6 Hm 5 Bo Pugnado
    Vega Baja, PR 00693
    (787) 855-1360
    0.9 Inquire with school 144
  • Vega Baja Lino Padro Rivera Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 814 students
    0.9 miles
    Calle Tulio Otero
    Vega Baja, PR 00693
    (787) 858-2110
    0.9 9-12 814
  • Vega Baja Manuel Martinez Davila Math: 6% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 599 students
    0.9 miles
    Carr 155 Bo Pugnado
    Vega Baja, PR 00693
    (787) 858-1152
    0.9 K-8 599

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