Kennedy Elementary School

3.50 5 1 (2 reviews)
2600 E Main St
Mankato, MN 56001
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Kennedy Elementary School serves 444 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Kennedy Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 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 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Kennedy Elementary School's student population of 444 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students444 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Kennedy Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Elementary School is 0.57, which is more 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
#388 out of 1793 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
9%
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Black
20%
11%
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White
62%
66%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.570.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMankato Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Kennedy Elementary School is Mankato East Senior High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Prairie Winds Middle School (0.3 miles away)
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School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
This was an amazing time at the school and it taught me Alot it gave me hope when I was sad with no friends it gave me friends they had faith in me when I thought no one did.
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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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