John F Kennedy School

107 Gross St
Kingston, NY 12401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
John F Kennedy School serves 356 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
John F Kennedy School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York 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 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

John F Kennedy School's student population of 356 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students356 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

John F Kennedy School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of John F Kennedy School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#3933 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
21%
27%
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Black
27%
17%
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White
31%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
20%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.750.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKingston City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to John F Kennedy School is Kingston High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is J Watson Bailey Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is George Washington School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kingston Kingston High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,903 student
    0.8 miles
    403 Broadway
    Kingston, NY 12401
    (845) 331-1970
    0.8 9-12 1,903
  • Kingston George Washington School
    Grades: PK-4 | 390 students
    1.8 miles
    67 Wall St
    Kingston, NY 12401
    (845) 338-1978
    1.8 PK-4 390
  • Port Ewen Robert R Graves School
    Grades: K-4 | 384 students
    2.2 miles
    345 Mountain View Ave
    Port Ewen, NY 12466
    (845) 943-3915
    2.2 K-4 384
  • Kingston Chambers School
    Grades: K-4 | 377 students
    2.3 miles
    945 Morton Blvd
    Kingston, NY 12401
    (845) 336-5995
    2.3 K-4 377
  • Kingston J Watson Bailey Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 1,049 student
    2.7 miles
    118 Merilina Ave Ext
    Kingston, NY 12401
    (845) 338-6390
    2.7 5-8 1,049

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