John F. Kennedy Middle School

600 South Boardman Dr

Gallup, NM 87301-4710

Grades: 6-8

676 students

John F. Kennedy Middle School serves 676 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NM average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the state average of 75%.
John F. Kennedy Middle School operates within the Gallup-mckinley City s School District.

Overview

The student population of 676 students has grown by 39% over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 676 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NM) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
American Indian
72%
10%
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
23%
60%
White
4%
25%
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.
0.43 0.38
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%
61%
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.
11%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,755 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,859 is less than the state average of $16,127. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,396 is less than the state average of $16,153. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Gallup-mckinley City s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
3
Number of Students Managed 12,755 312
District Total Revenue $150 MM $10 MM
District Spending $144 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,859 $16,127
District Spending / Student $11,396 $16,153
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Miyamura High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gallup Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Red Rock Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • GallupMiyamura High School
    680 South Boardman
    GallupNM 87301
    (505)721-1051
    0.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1112 students                      
  • GallupMiddle College High School
    Charter School
    200 College Rd 9
    GallupNM 87301
    (505)721-1051
    Charter School

    1.1 mi | Gr. 10-12 | 63 students                      
  • GallupRed Rock Elementary School
    1305 Red Rock Dr
    GallupNM 87301
    (505)721-1051
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 395 students                      
  • VanderwagenDavid Skeet Elementary School
    Rt. 45 Jones Ranch Rd
    VanderwagenNM 87326
    (505)721-1051
    1.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 220 students                      
  • GallupJefferson Elementary School
    300 Mollica Dr
    GallupNM 87301
    (505)721-1051
    1.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 294 students                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Life Beyond High School:  The Innovative Frontier
Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Exploring post graduation options for high school students.
5 Ways Parents Can Inspire Children to Love Reading
Children are reading less and less in this country, and the effects of that are showing in their performance in school. However, there are a variety of ways parents can encourage their children to read – and hopefully to love reading!
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Recent legislation that allows Illinois public schools to demand students’ social media passwords has renewed the debate about students’ right to privacy at school.