PROFICIENCY 10% 77% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
20%NEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
22%Newark
43%New Jersey

Rafael Hernandez School is a school servicing grades PK to 8 and is located in the district of "NEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Newark, NJ. There are a total of 634 students and 42 teachers at Rafael Hernandez School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 542 free lunch students and 17 reduced lunch students.

Rafael Hernandez School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 10.0%, which is 77% lower than the New Jersey average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students634
Teachers42
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch542
Reduced lunch17

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Rafael Hernandez School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All6%
3<= 10%
4<= 20%
56-9%
66-9%
7<= 5%
86-9%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All14%
3<= 10%
4<= 20%
510-14%
615-19%
715-19%
815-19%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Rafael Hernandez School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew JerseyNational
Caucasian n/a n/a 50.3% 51.1%
African American n/a n/a 15.1% 15.9%
Asian n/a n/a 9.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a n/a 22.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a n/a 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a n/a 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a n/a 1.5% 3.1%

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Newark demographics profile

StatisticNewarkNew JerseyNational
Population280,1398,915,456318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)11,603191
Median age33.039.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)35%56%55%
Speak English54%69%79%
Speak Spanish32%16%13%

Education level achieved in Newark

IndexNewarkNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade72.2%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school69.3%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college37.5%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.6%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.7%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters4.0%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.5%1.3%
Source: The Rafael Hernandez School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.