John F. Kennedy Center School (Closed 2017)

  • John F. Kennedy Center School served 162 students in grades Prekindergarten.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 was higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 64% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten
Total Students162 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of John F. Kennedy Center School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of John F. Kennedy Center School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in John F. Kennedy Center School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in John F. Kennedy Center School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
47%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in John F. Kennedy Center School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
36%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in John F. Kennedy Center School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in John F. Kennedy Center School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.640.28
This chart display the diversity score of John F. Kennedy Center School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in John F. Kennedy Center School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
20%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in John F. Kennedy Center School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKalamazoo Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education
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