Thomas J Kenny Elementary School

Thomas J Kenny Elementary School serves 302 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 302 students has grown by 32% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 302 students
Thomas J Kenny Elementary School Total Students (1988-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Thomas J Kenny Elementary School Total Teachers (2004-2013)
Students by Grade Thomas J Kenny Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Thomas J Kenny Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2013)
American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
14%
6%
Thomas J Kenny Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
23%
17%
Thomas J Kenny Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
56%
9%
Thomas J Kenny Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
3%
66%
Thomas J Kenny Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Thomas J Kenny Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Thomas J Kenny Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MA 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.
0.62 0.33
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.
70%
32%
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.
5%
5%
Thomas J Kenny Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 68,908 students has grown by 22% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $22,045 is higher than the state average of $17,400. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $21,380 is higher than the state average of $16,788. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Boston School District
Number of Schools
Managed
120
3
Number of Students Managed 68,908 1,400
Boston School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $1,233 MM $25 MM
Boston School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,196 MM $24 MM
Boston School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $22,045 $17,400
Boston School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $21,380 $16,788
Boston School District 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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    DorchesterMA 02122
    (617)635-8781
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    (617)635-8725
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    Dorchester CenterMA 02124
    (617)287-0700
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    1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 147 students                      
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