Alex R. Kennedy Elementary School

  • Alex R. Kennedy Elementary School serves 329 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Alex R. Kennedy Elementary School's student population of 329 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 35% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students329 students
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Alex R. Kennedy Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Alex R. Kennedy Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alex R. Kennedy Elementary School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
47%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
56%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
Asian
3%
2%
Hispanic
13%
6%
Black
35%
11%
White
40%
77%
Two or more races
9%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alex R. Kennedy Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.700.25
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
54%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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