John F. Kennedy Middle School

  • John F. Kennedy Middle School serves 728 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • John F. Kennedy Middle School operates within the Redwood City Elementary School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 728 students has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 728 students
John F. Kennedy Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % John F. Kennedy Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
John F. Kennedy Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade John F. Kennedy Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 24:1
John F. Kennedy Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
John F. Kennedy Middle School American Indian Students (1990-2005)
Asian
4%
11%
John F. Kennedy Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
80%
54%
John F. Kennedy Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
1%
6%
John F. Kennedy Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
11%
24%
John F. Kennedy Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
2%
1%
John F. Kennedy Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
2%
3%
John F. Kennedy Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups John F. Kennedy Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.35 0.41
John F. Kennedy Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
63%
50%
John F. Kennedy Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
9%
John F. Kennedy Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Redwood City Elementary School District's student population of 9,020 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,607 is higher than the state average of $12,988. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,623 is less than the state average of $12,986. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Redwood City Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
4
Number of Students Managed 9,020 1,597
Redwood City Elementary School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $143 MM $21 MM
Redwood City Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $97 MM $21 MM
Redwood City Elementary School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,607 $12,988
Redwood City Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,623 $12,986
Redwood City Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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    0.5 miles
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    Redwood CityCA 94061
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    Grades: KG-8 | 658 students
    0.6 miles
    2223 Vera Ave.
    Redwood CityCA 94061
    (650)369-5597
    0.6KG-8658
  • Redwood CityJohn Gill Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 408 students
    0.9 miles
    750 Bradford St.
    Redwood CityCA 94063
    (650)365-8320
    0.9KG-5408
  • Redwood CityHawes Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 399 students
    1 miles
    750 Bradford St.
    Redwood CityCA 94063
    (650)366-3122
    1KG-5399

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