John F. Kennedy High School

  • John F. Kennedy High School serves 2,133 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 58% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than 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 76%.

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School Overview

  • John F. Kennedy High School's student population of 2,133 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 96 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,133 students
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Total Classroom Teachers96 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John F. Kennedy High School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John F. Kennedy High School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#4636 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
38%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
48%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in John F. Kennedy High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
6%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in John F. Kennedy High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
82%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
6%
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 2016-17 school year data.
White
10%
24%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
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 CA.
Diversity Score0.320.41
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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
49%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
20%
9%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (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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