J F Kennedy High School

  • J F Kennedy High School serves 290 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

Top Placements

J F Kennedy High School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • J F Kennedy High School's student population of 290 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students290 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • J F Kennedy High School's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 7:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of J F Kennedy High School is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#2349 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
61%
17%
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Black
32%
26%
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White
7%
49%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.53n/a
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Graduation Rate80-89%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWinston Salem/Forsyth County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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    0.1 miles
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  • Winston Salem The Arts Based School Charter School
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    0.5 miles
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  • Winston Salem The Downtown School
    Grades: PK-8 | 425 students
    0.8 miles
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    Winston Salem, NC 27101
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    0.8 PK-8 425
  • Winston Salem Homebound/ Hospital Education
    Grades: PK-12 | 31 students
    0.8 miles
    2020 E. 12th Street
    Winston Salem, NC 27101
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  • Winston Salem Winston-salem Preparatory Academy
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    0.8 miles
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    Winston Salem, NC 27101
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    0.8 6-12 378

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