Thomas J Kenny Elementary School

Thomas J Kenny Elementary School serves 301 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 35%.
Thomas J Kenny Elementary School operates within the Boston School District.

School Overview

The student population of 301 students has grown by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 301 students
Thomas J Kenny Elementary School Total Students (1988-2014)
Gender % Thomas J Kenny Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Thomas J Kenny Elementary School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Thomas J Kenny Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 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 15:1 14:1
Thomas J Kenny Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
15%
6%
Thomas J Kenny Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
20%
17%
Thomas J Kenny Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
54%
9%
Thomas J Kenny Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
6%
65%
Thomas J Kenny Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Thomas J Kenny Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
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.
0.65 0.33
Thomas J Kenny Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
75%
34%
Thomas J Kenny Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2014)
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.
3%
5%
Thomas J Kenny Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 54,300 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $22,017 is higher than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $21,647 is higher than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Boston School District
Number of Schools
Managed
120
3
Number of Students Managed 54,300 1,376
Boston School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,219 MM $29 MM
Boston School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $1,199 MM $28 MM
Boston School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $22,017 $20,216
Boston School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $21,647 $19,181
Boston School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is City On A Hill Charter Public School Ii (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is City On A Hill Charter Public School Ii (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Neighborhood House Charter School (0.5 miles away)
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  • DorchesterNeighborhood House Charter School
    Charter School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 399 students21 Queen St
    DorchesterMA 02122
    (617)825-0703
    0.5PK-8399
  • DorchesterRichard J Murphy Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 899 students1 Worrell St
    DorchesterMA 02122
    (617)635-8781
    0.5PK-8899
  • Dorchester CenterCity On A Hill Charter Public School Ii
    Charter School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 9 | 106 students197 Centre St
    Dorchester CenterMA 02124
    (617)516-5888
    0.79106
  • DorchesterDr. William Henderson Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 243 students1669 Dorchester Ave
    DorchesterMA 02122
    (617)635-8725
    0.7PK-5243
  • Dorchester CenterCodman Academy Charter Public School
    Charter School
    1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 194 students637 Washington St
    Dorchester CenterMA 02124
    (617)287-0700
    19-12194

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