John F Kennedy

20 Kimbrough Road
Billerica, MA 01821
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
John F Kennedy serves 313 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
John F Kennedy placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

John F Kennedy's student population of 313 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students313 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Rankings

John F Kennedy is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of John F Kennedy is 0.21, 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
#652 out of 1667 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
20%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
89%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.210.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBillerica School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to John F Kennedy is Shawsheen Valley Vocational Technical High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Locke Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Heath-brook (1.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tewksbury Heath-brook
    Grades: K-2 | 351 students
    1.3 miles
    165 Shawsheen Street
    Tewksbury, MA 01876
    (978) 640-7865
    1.3 K-2 351
  • Billerica Locke Middle School Math: 49% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 506 students
    1.3 miles
    110 Allen Road
    Billerica, MA 01821
    (978) 528-8650
    1.3 6-8 506
  • Wilmington Shawsheen Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 1-3 | 345 students
    1.4 miles
    298 Shawsheen Avenue
    Wilmington, MA 01887
    (978) 694-6030
    1.4 1-3 345
  • Billerica Shawsheen Valley Vocational Technical High School Vocational School
    Math: 55% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,326 student
    1.6 miles
    100 Cook Street
    Billerica, MA 01821
    (978) 667-2111
    1.6 9-12 1,326
  • Billerica Thomas Ditson Math: 52% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 536 students
    2.0 miles
    39 Cook Street
    Billerica, MA 01821
    (978) 528-8510
    2 K-5 536

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