John Kennedy Elementary School

2135 Woodland
Dubuque, IA 52002
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
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Top 50%
Serving 574 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, John Kennedy Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 70%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 574 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : Top 50% in IA
  • : 76% (Top 30%)
  • : 73% (Top 50%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

John Kennedy Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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School Overview

John Kennedy Elementary School's student population of 574 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
574 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

John Kennedy Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,233 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of John Kennedy Elementary School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (IA)
#434 out of 1233 schools
(Top 50%)
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76%
64%
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73%
70%
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75-79%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
12%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
86%
73%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.26
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is John Kennedy Elementary School's ranking?
John Kennedy Elementary School is ranked #434 out of 1,233 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What schools are John Kennedy Elementary School often compared to?
John Kennedy Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Irving Elementary School, Hoover Elementary School, Carver Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
76% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 73% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 70% IA state average).
How many students attend John Kennedy Elementary School?
574 students attend John Kennedy Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of John Kennedy Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of John Kennedy Elementary School?
John Kennedy Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does John Kennedy Elementary School offer ?
John Kennedy Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is John Kennedy Elementary School part of?
John Kennedy Elementary School is part of Dubuque Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 574 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 76% (Top 30%)
  • : 73% (Top 50%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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