J B Kennedy Elementary School

  • J B Kennedy Elementary School serves 372 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 41% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 42% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • J B Kennedy Elementary School's student population of 372 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students372 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of J B Kennedy Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • J B Kennedy Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of J B Kennedy Elementary School is 0.47, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1255 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of J B Kennedy Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
66%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
32%
49%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in J B Kennedy Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.470.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in J B Kennedy Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBurbank SD 111 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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