John F Kennedy School

107 Gross St
Kingston, NY 12401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 333 students in grades Kindergarten-4, John F Kennedy School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 333 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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School Overview

John F Kennedy School's student population of 333 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
333 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

John F Kennedy School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of John F Kennedy School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#4242 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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10-14%
46%
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10-14%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
24%
29%
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Black
23%
16%
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White
32%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
20%
3%
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0.75
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is John F Kennedy School's ranking?
John F Kennedy School is ranked #4242 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are John F Kennedy School often compared to?
John F Kennedy Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Chambers School, Harry L Edson School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend John F Kennedy School?
333 students attend John F Kennedy School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
32% of John F Kennedy School students are White, 24% of students are Hispanic, 23% of students are Black, 20% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of John F Kennedy School?
John F Kennedy School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does John F Kennedy School offer ?
John F Kennedy School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is John F Kennedy School part of?
John F Kennedy School is part of Kingston City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 333 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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