John F Kennedy High School served 2,058 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 26% (which was lower than the New Jersey state average of 75%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 51% (which was lower than the New Jersey state average of 69%) for the 2010-11 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 was lower than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment was 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the New Jersey state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,058 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
201 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
26%
75%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of John F Kennedy High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
51%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of John F Kennedy High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of John F Kennedy High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in John F Kennedy High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hispanic
59%
31%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in John F Kennedy High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Black
30%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in John F Kennedy High School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
7%
41%
This chart display the percentage of White students in John F Kennedy High School and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in John F Kennedy High School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score
0.56
This chart display the diversity score of John F Kennedy High School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(10-11)
57%
86%
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in John F Kennedy High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in John F Kennedy High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

26% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 75% NJ state average), while 51% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% NJ state average).

What is the graduation rate of John F Kennedy High School?

The graduation rate of John F Kennedy High School is 57%, which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 86%.

How many students attend John F Kennedy High School?

2,058 students attend John F Kennedy High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

59% of John F Kennedy High School students are Hispanic, 30% of students are Black, 7% of students are White, and 4% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of John F Kennedy High School?

John F Kennedy High School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.

What grades does John F Kennedy High School offer ?

John F Kennedy High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

What school district is John F Kennedy High School part of?

John F Kennedy High School is part of Paterson Public School District.

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