John F. Kennedy High School

  • John F. Kennedy High School serves 939 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 46% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • John F. Kennedy High School's student population of 939 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students939 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John F. Kennedy High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John F. Kennedy High School is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#2045 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
39%
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 Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
49%
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 Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
8%
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Black
24%
18%
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White
64%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in John F. Kennedy High School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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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 MI.
Diversity Score0.530.28
This chart display the diversity score of John F. Kennedy High School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
87%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
40%
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 Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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 Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTaylor School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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