John F Kennedy Middle School

  • John F Kennedy Middle School serves 505 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 54% (which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • John F Kennedy Middle School's student population of 505 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students505 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John F Kennedy Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John F Kennedy Middle School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#915 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:113:1
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
29%
19%
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Black
11%
9%
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White
54%
61%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in John F Kennedy Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.620.58
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaltham School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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