John F Kennedy High School

2855 South Lamar St,

Denver, CO, 80227-3809

Tel: (720)423-4300
Grades: 9-12

1,197 students

John F Kennedy High School serves 1,197 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.
John F Kennedy High School operates within the No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District.

Overview

The student population of 1197 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,197 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has declined by 5% over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
15:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
7%
3%
Hispanic
69%
32%
Black
2%
5%
White
17%
56%
Unknown
4%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity ScoreThe 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. 0.49
0.58
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 60%
34%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 80,863 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Number of Schools
Managed
164
n/a
Number of Students Managed 80,863
n/a
Graduation Rate n/a
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District Total Revenue n/a
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District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
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District Spending / Student n/a
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School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mountview Youth Service Center (1.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Henry World School Grades 6-8 (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Traylor Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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