Kennedy Elementary School serves 737 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Kennedy Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 45%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 53%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 737 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 68%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in MN
- Math Proficiency: 33% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 31% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education
Kennedy Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Kennedy Elementary School's student population of 737 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Kennedy Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Kennedy Elementary School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1351 out of 1734 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Kennedy Elementary School's ranking?
Kennedy Elementary School is ranked #1351 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Minnesota.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
33% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while 31% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% MN state average).
How many students attend Kennedy Elementary School?
737 students attend Kennedy Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Kennedy Elementary School students are Hispanic, 32% of students are White, 19% of students are Black, 3% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Kennedy Elementary School?
Kennedy Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does Kennedy Elementary School offer ?
Kennedy Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Kennedy Elementary School part of?
Kennedy Elementary School is part of Willmar Public School District.
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