Kennedy Gardens Elementary School

2300 Rockwood Ave

Calexico, CA 92231-1726

Grades: KG-6

607 students

Kennedy Gardens Elementary School serves 607 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Kennedy Gardens Elementary School operates within the Calexico Unf School District.

Overview

The student population of 607 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 41% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 607 students
Kennedy Gardens Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Kennedy Gardens Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Kennedy Gardens Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1 22:1
Kennedy Gardens Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
100%
52%
Kennedy Gardens Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Kennedy Gardens Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA 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.
0.00 0.42
Kennedy Gardens Elementary School Diversity Score (1996-2012)
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.
99%
48%
Kennedy Gardens Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
n/a
8%
Kennedy Gardens Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,203 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,594 is less than the state average of $11,099. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,592 is less than the state average of $10,975. The district spending/student has grown by 22% over four years.
School District Name Calexico Unf School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
4
Number of Students Managed 9,203 1,667
Calexico Unf School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $89 MM $19 MM
Calexico Unf School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $89 MM $18 MM
Calexico Unf School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,594 $11,099
Calexico Unf School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,592 $10,975
Calexico Unf School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Calexico High School (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is De Anza 9th Grade Academy (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rockwood Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CalexicoRockwood Elementary School
    1000 Rockwood Ave
    CalexicoCA 92231
    (760)768-3832
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 604 students                      
  • CalexicoCalexico High School
    1030 Encinas Ave
    CalexicoCA 92231
    (760)768-3980
    1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 2932 students                      
  • CalexicoDe Anza 9th Grade Academy
    824 Blair Ave
    CalexicoCA 92231
    (760)768-3950
    1.2 mi | Gr. 9 | n/a students                      
  • CalexicoCesar Chavez Elementary School
    1251 East Zapata St
    CalexicoCA 92231
    (760)768-3838
    1.2 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 1065 students                      
  • CalexicoMains Elementary School
    655 Sheridan Ave
    CalexicoCA 92231
    (760)768-3900
    1.2 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 453 students                      

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