Santa Teresita

Calle 23 Urb Santa Teresita
Ponce, PR 00731
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Bottom 50%
Serving 223 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Santa Teresita ranks in the bottom 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 25-29% (which is higher than the Puerto Rico state average of 21%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher 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: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 223 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50% in PR
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Santa Teresita ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Puerto Rico for:

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School Overview

Santa Teresita's student population of 223 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 24% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
223 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Santa Teresita ranks within the bottom 50% of all 839 schools in Puerto Rico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Santa Teresita 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)
#502 out of 839 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Santa Teresita, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
25-29%
21%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Santa Teresita 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.
20-24%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Santa Teresita 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
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
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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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0.02
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
85%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Santa Teresita and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Santa Teresita 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 Santa Teresita's ranking?
Santa Teresita is ranked #502 out of 839 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Puerto Rico.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 21% PR state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% PR state average).
How many students attend Santa Teresita?
223 students attend Santa Teresita.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
99% of Santa Teresita students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Santa Teresita?
Santa Teresita has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the Puerto Rico state average of 11:1.
What grades does Santa Teresita offer ?
Santa Teresita offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Santa Teresita part of?
In what neighborhood is Santa Teresita located?
Santa Teresita is located in the Fagot neighborhood of Ponce, PR. There are 1 other public schools located in Fagot.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 223 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PR Dept. of Education

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