John F. Kennedy Middle School

2521 Goodwin Ave.
Kettleman City, CA 93239
(School attendance zone shown in map)
John F. Kennedy Middle School serves 663 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 663 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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School Overview

John F. Kennedy Middle School's student population of 663 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
663 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of John F. Kennedy Middle School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
35%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
52%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
74%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
18%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are John F. Kennedy Middle School often compared to?
John F. Kennedy Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cesar Chavez Ravenswood Middle School, Central Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend John F. Kennedy Middle School?
663 students attend John F. Kennedy Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of John F. Kennedy Middle School students are Hispanic, 18% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of John F. Kennedy Middle School?
John F. Kennedy Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does John F. Kennedy Middle School offer ?
John F. Kennedy Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is John F. Kennedy Middle School part of?
John F. Kennedy Middle School is part of Redwood City Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 663 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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