John F Kennedy Middle School

  • John F Kennedy Middle School serves 483 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • John F Kennedy Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • John F Kennedy Middle School's student population of 483 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students483 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John F Kennedy Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of John F Kennedy Middle School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#1154 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
20%
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Black
6%
9%
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White
74%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.440.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWoburn School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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    1.2 miles
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