John F. Kennedy High School

  • John F. Kennedy High School serves 2,214 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • John F. Kennedy High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • John F. Kennedy High School's student population of 2,214 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 97 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,214 students
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Total Classroom Teachers97 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John F. Kennedy High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of John F. Kennedy High School is 0.33, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#4708 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
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 California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
50%
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 California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
12%
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Hispanic
81%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in John F. Kennedy High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in John F. Kennedy High School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
10%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in John F. Kennedy High School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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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 CA.
Diversity Score0.330.64
This chart display the diversity score of John F. Kennedy High School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
93%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
53%
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 California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
7%
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 California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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This school is entirely too big for students to all get the same amount of attention and help.They need to split or divide this school up to have less students to pay attention too ,and get more done this way!!!!!!!!1
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