Kennard/classical Junior Acad. Elementary School

  • Kennard/classical Junior Acad. Elementary School serves 346 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 63%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Kennard/classical Junior Acad. Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 29%.

Top Placements

Kennard/classical Junior Acad. Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

  • Kennard/classical Junior Acad. Elementary School's student population of 346 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students346 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kennard/classical Junior Acad. Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,073 schools in Missouri (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kennard/classical Junior Acad. Elementary School is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank#2 out of 2,073 schools
(Top 1%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
48%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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Asian
8%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Kennard/classical Junior Acad. Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
26%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Kennard/classical Junior Acad. Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
64%
71%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kennard/classical Junior Acad. Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.520.23
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kennard/classical Junior Acad. Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kennard/classical Junior Acad. Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Louis City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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