John F Kennedy School

  • John F Kennedy School serves 181 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

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School Overview

  • John F Kennedy School's student population of 181 students has grown by 39% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students181 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John F Kennedy School's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 5:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John F Kennedy School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:112:1
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
30%
26%
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Black
66%
16%
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White
4%
46%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in John F Kennedy School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.480.69
This chart display the diversity score of John F Kennedy School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewark Public School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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