801 Hidalgo St
Mercedes, TX 78570
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
John F Kennedy Elementary School serves 445 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
John F Kennedy Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

John F Kennedy Elementary School's student population of 445 students has declined by 36% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
445 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

John F Kennedy Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of John F Kennedy Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#6500 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
98%
53%
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Black
1%
13%
White
1%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 445 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.04

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