John Kennedy Elementary School serves 586 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
John Kennedy Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 586 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 13%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in IA
- Math Proficiency: 78% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 67% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
John Kennedy Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:
John Kennedy Elementary School's student population of 586 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
John Kennedy Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of John Kennedy Elementary School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#407 out of 1221 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) 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 #407 out of 1,221 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 by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
78% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 67% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend John Kennedy Elementary School?
586 students attend John Kennedy Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of John Kennedy Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, 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 15:1, which is higher than 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 Community School District.
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