Kemp J High School

  • Kemp J High School serves 316 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 72% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 76% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Kemp J High School's student population of 316 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students316 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kemp J High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kemp J High School is 0.47, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#3965 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
23%
52%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
69%
28%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kemp J High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.470.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kemp J High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKemp Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kemp Kemp Alternative Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12
    0.1 miles
    204 W 17th St
    Kemp, TX 75143
    (903)498-1392
    0.1 6-12 n/a
  • Kemp Kemp Intermediate School
    Grades: 3-5 | 344 students
    0.2 miles
    101 Old Us 40
    Kemp, TX 75143
    (903)498-1362
    0.2 3-5 344
  • Kemp Kemp Primary
    Grades: PK-2 | 388 students
    0.6 miles
    601 E 8th St
    Kemp, TX 75143
    (903)498-1404
    0.6 PK-2 388
  • Kemp Kemp High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 494 students
    0.7 miles
    220 State Hwy 274
    Kemp, TX 75143
    (903)498-9222
    0.7 9-12 494
  • Mabank Mabank High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1027 students
    8.1 miles
    18786 E Hwy 175
    Mabank, TX 75147
    (903)880-1600
    8.1 9-12 1027

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