John F Kennedy

  • John F Kennedy serves 587 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • John F Kennedy's student population of 587 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students587 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John F Kennedy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of John F Kennedy is 0.66, which is more 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#1446 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
20%
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Black
49%
9%
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White
29%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.660.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrockton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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    0.6 miles
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    (508) 580-7633
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    Grades: 9-12 | 196 students
    0.9 miles
    470 Forest Avenue
    Brockton, MA 02301
    (508) 580-7638
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  • Brockton Gilmore Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 558 students
    0.9 miles
    150 Clinton Street
    Brockton, MA 02302
    (508) 580-7235
    0.9 K-5 558
  • Brockton South Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 489 students
    0.9 miles
    105 Keith Avenue
    Brockton, MA 02301
    (508) 580-7311
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  • Brockton Huntington Therapeutic Day School Alternative School
    Grades: 2-12 | 58 students
    1.4 miles
    1121 Warren Avenue
    Brockton, MA 02301
    (508) 580-7203
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