Kennesaw Elementary School

Kennesaw Elementary School serves 684 students in grades PK - 2.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Kennesaw Elementary School operates within the Cobb County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 684 students has declined by 23% over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-2
Total Students 684 students
Kennesaw Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Kennesaw Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Kennesaw Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Kennesaw Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Kennesaw Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
3%
4%
Kennesaw Elementary School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
18%
13%
Kennesaw Elementary School Black Students (1995-2014)
Black
22%
37%
Kennesaw Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
51%
43%
Kennesaw Elementary School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Kennesaw Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Kennesaw Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.66 0.40
Kennesaw Elementary School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
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.
35%
56%
Kennesaw Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
4%
6%
Kennesaw Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 110,001 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,277 is less than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,889 is less than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Cobb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
115
5
Number of Students Managed 110,001 3,213
Cobb County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,102 MM $36 MM
Cobb County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $1,061 MM $34 MM
Cobb County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,277 $10,365
Cobb County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,889 $9,935
Cobb County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is North Cobb High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Awtrey Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Baker Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • KennesawNorth Cobb High School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 2782 students3400 Old 41 Hwy Nw
    KennesawGA 30144
    (770)975-6685
    1.19-122782
  • KennesawAwtrey Middle School
    1.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 836 students3601 Nowlin Rd Nw
    KennesawGA 30144
    (770)975-6615
    1.26-8836
  • AcworthBaker Elementary School
    1.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 727 students2361 Baker Rd Nw
    AcworthGA 30101
    (770)975-6629
    1.6PK-5727
  • KennesawBig Shanty Elementary School
    1.8 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 770 students1575 Ben King Rd Nw
    KennesawGA 30144
    (678)594-8023
    1.83-5770
  • KennesawKennesaw Charter School
    Charter School
    2.1 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 870 students3010 Cobb Parkway Nw
    KennesawGA 30152
    (678)290-9628
    2.1KG-6870

School Reviews

The administration is not personable, nor do they listen to what the parent's suggest is in the best interest of their child. It's cookie cutter education. My child is in first grade and all that is focused on is the CRCT test. He also does a great deal of cut and paste worksheets. I work with my child quite a bit outside of school to ensure that he is on target. I am enrolling my child in a private school for the upcoming school year. I am not only a parent but an educator.
- Posted by Parent, 02/28/12

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