2135 Woodland
Dubuque, IA 52002
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
John Kennedy Elementary School serves 597 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 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
597 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

John Kennedy Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#372 out of 1227 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
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
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 597 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22 (Top 50%)

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