John F Kennedy High School (Closed 2012)

61 127 Preakness Ave
Paterson, NJ 07522
  • 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 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,058 students
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Total Classroom Teachers201 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rankn/a
29%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
75%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
59%
26%
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Black
30%
16%
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White
7%
46%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.560.43
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Graduation Rate (10-11)
57%
86%
Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePaterson Public School District
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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