Thomas J Kenny Elementary School

Thomas J Kenny Elementary School serves 301 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Thomas J Kenny Elementary School operates within the Boston School District.

Overview

The student population of 301 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 301 students
Thomas J Kenny Elementary School Total Students (1988-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Thomas J Kenny Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2013)
Students by Grade Thomas J Kenny Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Asian
15%
6%
Hispanic
21%
16%
Black
55%
9%
White
3%
66%
All Ethnic Groups Thomas J Kenny Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Thomas J Kenny Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.63 0.32
Thomas J Kenny Elementary 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.
72%
30%
Thomas J Kenny Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2013)
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.
10%
5%
Thomas J Kenny Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 69,511 students has grown by 24% over five years.
School District Name Boston School District
Number of Schools
Managed
117
3
Number of Students Managed 69,511 1,433
Boston School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $1,233 MM $25 MM
Boston School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,196 MM $24 MM
Boston School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $22,045 $17,400
Boston School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $21,380 $16,788
Boston School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Codman Academy Charter Public School (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Smith Leadership Academy Charter Public School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Neighborhood House Charter School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DorchesterNeighborhood House Charter School
    Charter School
    21 Queen St
    DorchesterMA 02122
    (617)825-0703
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | 400 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • DorchesterRichard J Murphy Elementary School
    1 Worrell St
    DorchesterMA 02122
    (617)635-8781
    0.5 mi | 918 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • DorchesterDr. William Henderson Elementary School
    1669 Dorchester Ave
    DorchesterMA 02122
    (617)635-8725
    0.7 mi | 244 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DorchesterCodman Academy Charter Public School
    Charter School
    637 Washington St
    DorchesterMA 02124
    (617)287-0700
    Charter School

    1 mi | 149 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • DorchesterEarly Childhood Center At Fifield (ecc-fifield)
    25 Dunbar Ave
    DorchesterMA 02124
    (617)635-8618
    1 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK                      

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Dorchester, MA 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 0.54, which is higher than the Massachusetts average of 0.36. The most diverse school in Dorchester is Richard J Murphy Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or national school diversity statistics.