Kennedy Community School

1300 Jade Rd
Saint Joseph, MN 56374
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Kennedy Community School serves 799 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Kennedy Community School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Kennedy Community School's student population of 799 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students799 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

Kennedy Community School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Kennedy Community School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#862 out of 1793 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
9%
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Black
12%
11%
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White
78%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.380.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Cloud Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Kennedy Community School is St Cloud Area Learning Center (3.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Discovery Community Elementary School (3.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Waite Park Discovery Community Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 438 students
    3.9 miles
    700 S 7th St
    Waite Park, MN 56387
    (320) 251-7770
    3.9 PK-5 438
  • Waite Park St Cloud Area Learning Center Alternative School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 279 students
    3.9 miles
    216 N 8th Ave
    Waite Park, MN 56387
    (320) 203-8470
    3.9 7-12 279
  • Saint Cloud Westwood Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 461 students
    4.1 miles
    5800 Ridgewood Rd
    Saint Cloud, MN 56303
    (320) 253-1350
    4.1 K-5 461
  • Saint Cloud Stride Academy K-8 Charter School Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 304 students
    4.6 miles
    3241 Oakham Ln
    Saint Cloud, MN 56301
    (320) 230-5340
    4.6 K-8 304
  • Saint Cloud Apollo Senior High School Math: 33% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,426 student
    4.8 miles
    1000 44th Ave N
    Saint Cloud, MN 56303
    (320) 253-1600
    4.8 9-12 1,426

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