John F. Kennedy Middle School

1901 Avenue S
West Palm Beach, FL 33404
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
John F. Kennedy Middle School serves 777 students in grades 6-8.
John F. Kennedy Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

John F. Kennedy Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

John F. Kennedy Middle School's student population of 777 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students777 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

John F. Kennedy Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (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 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3374 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
16%
33%
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Black
77%
22%
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White
2%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.380.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalm Beach School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to John F. Kennedy Middle School is Florida Futures Academy North Campus (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Roosevelt Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dr. Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Palm Beach Suncoast High Adult Education Center

    0.1 miles
    1717 Avenue S
    West Palm Beach, FL 33404
    (561) 649-6012
    0.1 n/a n/a
  • West Palm Beach Dr. Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 39% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 577 students
    0.2 miles
    1501 Avenue U
    West Palm Beach, FL 33404
    (561) 882-7600
    0.2 PK-5 577
  • Palm Beach Gardens Florida Futures Academy North Campus Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 142 students
    0.4 miles
    1760 N Congress Ave
    Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
    (561) 215-0933
    0.4 9-12 142
  • West Palm Beach Lincoln Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 440 students
    0.6 miles
    1160 Avenue N
    West Palm Beach, FL 33404
    (561) 494-1400
    0.6 PK-5 440
  • West Palm Beach Roosevelt Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 53% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,048 student
    0.6 miles
    1900 N Australian Ave
    West Palm Beach, FL 33407
    (561) 822-0200
    0.6 6-8 1,048

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