John Kennedy Elementary School

  • John Kennedy Elementary School serves 597 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • John Kennedy Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • John Kennedy Elementary School's student population of 597 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students597 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John Kennedy Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of John Kennedy Elementary School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank#332 out of 1232 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
88%
76%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.220.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDubuque Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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