Kennedy Gardens Elementary School

Kennedy Gardens Elementary School serves 599 students in grades KG - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is equal to the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 75%.
Kennedy Gardens Elementary School operates within the Calexico Unified School District.

School Overview

The student population of 599 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 31% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 599 students
Kennedy Gardens Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Kennedy Gardens Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Kennedy Gardens Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Kennedy Gardens Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.01 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1 25:1
Kennedy Gardens Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.01 0.42
Kennedy Gardens Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
76%
49%
Kennedy Gardens Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
9%
Kennedy Gardens Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Calexico Unified School District's student population of 9,147 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,632 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,464 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Calexico Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
4
Number of Students Managed 9,147 1,757
Calexico Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $80 MM $17 MM
Calexico Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $79 MM $18 MM
Calexico Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,632 $10,238
Calexico Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,464 $10,739
Calexico Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Calexico High School (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is De Anza 9th Grade Academy (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rockwood Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • CalexicoRockwood Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 594 students
    0.9 miles
    1000 Rockwood Ave
    CalexicoCA 92231
    (760)768-3832
    0.9KG-6594
  • CalexicoCalexico High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2935 students
    1 miles
    1030 Encinas Ave
    CalexicoCA 92231
    (760)768-3980
    19-122935
  • CalexicoBlanche Charles Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 548 students
    1.2 miles
    1201 Kloke Rd
    CalexicoCA 92231
    (760)768-3910
    1.2KG-6548
  • CalexicoCesar Chavez Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 1039 students
    1.2 miles
    1251 East Zapata St
    CalexicoCA 92231
    (760)768-6400
    1.2KG-61039
  • CalexicoDe Anza 9th Grade Academy
    Grades: 9
    1.2 miles
    824 Blair Ave
    CalexicoCA 92231
    (760)768-3950
    1.29n/a

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