John F Kennedy High School

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.
The school district's 55% graduation rate is lower than the CO state average of 78%.

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 John F Kennedy High School 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 more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat 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%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.49 0.39
John F Kennedy High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
60%
34%
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%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 86,562 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 55% has decreased from 84% over five years.
School District Name No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Number of Schools
Managed
164
3
Number of Students Managed 86,562 594
Graduation Rate 55% 78%
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $880 MM $7 MM
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $881 MM $7 MM
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,857 $11,613
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,874 $12,022
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DenverTraylor Elementary School
    2900 South Ivan Way
    DenverCO 80227
    (720)424-3480
    0.2 mi | 597 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DenverHenry World School Grades 6-8
    3005 South Golden Way
    DenverCO 80227
    (720)423-9560
    0.5 mi | 907 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • DenverSabin World School
    3050 South Vrain St
    DenverCO 80236
    (720)424-4520
    1.1 mi | 703 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DenverMountview Youth Service Center
    Alternative School
    7862 West Mansfield Parkway
    DenverCO 80235
    (303)987-4575
    Alternative School

    1.4 mi | 42 students | Gr. 5-12                      
  • DenverDoull Elementary School
    2520 South Utica St
    DenverCO 80219
    (720)424-8000
    1.4 mi | 522 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Denver, CO public schools have a 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. of 0.39, which is lower than the Colorado average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Denver is South High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Colorado or national school diversity statistics.