M. B. Kennedy Middle School

M. B. Kennedy Middle School serves 940 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
M. B. Kennedy Middle School operates within the Aiken 01 School District.

Overview

The student population of 940 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 940 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Students by Grade M. B. Kennedy Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
5%
7%
Black
26%
37%
White
63%
52%
All Ethnic Groups M. B. Kennedy Middle School Sch Ethnicity M. B. Kennedy Middle 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.
0.54 0.41
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.
34%
51%
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.
6%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 24,729 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Aiken 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
40
7
Number of Students Managed 24,729 4,051
Aiken 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $216 MM $37 MM
Aiken 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $217 MM $43 MM
Aiken 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,763 $9,170
Aiken 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,806 $10,604
Aiken 01 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is South Aiken High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Schofield Middle School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Millbrook Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • AikenMillbrook Elementary School
    255 East Pine Log Rd
    AikenSC 29803
    (803)641-2580
    0 mi | 633 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • AikenSouth Aiken High School
    232 East Pine Log Rd
    AikenSC 29803
    (803)641-2600
    0.3 mi | 1543 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • AikenLloyd-kennedy Charter
    Charter School
    222 Beaufort St Northeast
    AikenSC 29801
    (803)644-4824
    Charter School

    2.4 mi | 71 students | Gr. 3-8                      
  • AikenSchofield Middle School
    224 Kershaw St Northeast
    AikenSC 29801
    (803)641-2770
    2.5 mi | 656 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • AikenEast Aiken Elementary School
    Magnet School
    223 Old Wagener Rd
    AikenSC 29801
    (803)641-2450
    Magnet School

    2.6 mi | 600 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Aiken, SC 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 0.50, which is higher than the South Carolina average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Aiken is Oakwood-windsor Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.