Kennedy Elementary School

  • Kennedy Elementary School serves 434 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (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 70-74% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

School Overview

  • Kennedy Elementary School's student population of 434 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students434 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kennedy Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kennedy Elementary School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. 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#695 out of 1,784 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kennedy Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
7%
9%
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Black
24%
11%
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White
62%
67%
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Two or more races
7%
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 Score0.550.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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 NameMankato Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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in a world where kids are getting enough to eat why would you give 1st graders 15 minutes for lunch. In the time to go through the line some kids just get to sit down and then they have to throw it away before they get time to eat it. SOMETHING's WRONG!!
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