John F Kennedy serves 542 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
John F Kennedy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic and Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 542 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
- Minority Enrollment: 79%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in MA
- Math Proficiency: 12% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 25% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education
John F Kennedy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
John F Kennedy's student population of 542 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
John F Kennedy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of John F Kennedy is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1436 out of 1644 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is John F Kennedy's ranking?
John F Kennedy is ranked #1436 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
12% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 25% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend John F Kennedy?
542 students attend John F Kennedy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of John F Kennedy students are Black, 21% of students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of John F Kennedy?
John F Kennedy has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does John F Kennedy offer ?
John F Kennedy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is John F Kennedy part of?
John F Kennedy is part of Brockton School District.
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