Kennedy Elementary School

  • Kennedy Elementary School serves 453 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

School Overview

  • Kennedy Elementary School's student population of 453 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students453 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Kennedy Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kennedy Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kennedy Elementary School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank#317 out of 1,784 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
6%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Kennedy Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
11%
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White
87%
67%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kennedy Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.240.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kennedy Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHastings Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hastings Hastings Alternative Center Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 25 students
    0.4 miles
    213 Ramsey Street
    Hastings, MN 55033
    (651)480-7690
    0.4 6-12 25
  • Hastings Harbor Educational Program Alternative School
    Grades: 5-12 | 9 students
    0.9 miles
    1000 11th St W
    Hastings, MN 55033
    (651)480-7000
    0.9 5-12 9
  • Hastings Hastings Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 1366 students
    0.9 miles
    1000 11th St W
    Hastings, MN 55033
    (651)480-7066
    0.9 5-8 1366
  • Hastings Pinecrest Elementary School
    Grades: K-4 | 567 students
    0.9 miles
    975 12th St W
    Hastings, MN 55033
    (651)480-7284
    0.9 K-4 567
  • Hastings Staars Special Education School
    Grades: 12 | 8 students
    1.0 miles
    310 River Street
    Hastings, MN 55033
    (651)480-7670
    1.0 12 8

School Reviews

5  
FABULOUS, FABULOUS, FABULOUS school, teachers and staff in general. As a former homeschool teacher of my own 4 children in Colorado, I was obviously NOT pleased with the public school system. We are now raising our 3 young grandchildren and they are enrolled in Kennedy Elem. I CAN NOT say enough positive things about this school and the entire staff! Oh if only we had lived in MN when my children were young! I would recommend ANYONE''S child to this particular school; truly dedicated to the children they teach AND support made available to parents/guardians, the teachers are excellent beyond description. Thank you, thank you, thankyou! L. Palmer
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