Kennedy Elementary School

207 S Myrtle Street
Mccomb, MS 39648
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Kennedy Elementary School serves 225 students in grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 60%) for the 2009-10 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 51%) for the 2009-10 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Kennedy Elementary School's student population of 225 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Total Students225 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Kennedy Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(09-10)
31%
60%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(09-10)
26%
51%
Student : Teacher Ratio28:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
92%
48%
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White
6%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.150.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (10-11)
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMccomb School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Kennedy Elementary School is Mccomb High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Denman Junior High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mccomb Middle School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mccomb Mccomb High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 679 students
    1.0 miles
    310 Seventh Street
    Mccomb, MS 39648
    (601) 684-5678
    1 9-12 679
  • Mccomb Mccomb Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-6 | 477 students
    1.1 miles
    1000 Elmwood Street
    Mccomb, MS 39648
    (601) 684-2038
    1.1 4-6 477
  • Mccomb Tac Alternative School Alternative School

    1.2 miles
    906 Louisiana Avenue
    Mccomb, MS 39648
    (601) 249-4765
    1.2 n/a n/a
  • Mccomb Business & Technology Complex Vocational School

    1.3 miles
    1003 Virginia Avenue
    Mccomb, MS 39648
    (601) 684-5288
    1.3 n/a n/a
  • Mccomb Denman Junior High School Math: 22% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 364 students
    1.4 miles
    1211 Louisiana Avenue
    Mccomb, MS 39648
    (601) 684-2387
    1.4 7-8 364

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