John F Kennedy Elementary School

  • John F Kennedy Elementary School serves 464 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 18% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • John F Kennedy Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • John F Kennedy Elementary School's student population of 464 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students464 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John F Kennedy Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of John F Kennedy Elementary School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank#1183 out of 1265 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
12%
3%
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Hispanic
20%
20%
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Black
48%
7%
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White
14%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score0.700.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKansas City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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