Kennedy Elementary School

824 7th St Sw
Willmar, MN 56201
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 748 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Kennedy Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 45%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 748 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • : Bottom 50% in MN
  • : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Kennedy Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Kennedy Elementary School's student population of 748 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
748 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
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School Rankings

Kennedy Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,860 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
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.
This School
State Level (MN)
#1252 out of 1860 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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43%
45%
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36%
51%
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30-34%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
46%
10%
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Black
18%
12%
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White
30%
63%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.67
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 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 #1252 out of 1,860 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Minnesota.
What schools are Kennedy Elementary School often compared to?
Kennedy Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Roosevelt Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
43% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while 36% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% MN state average).
How many students attend Kennedy Elementary School?
748 students attend Kennedy Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Kennedy Elementary School students are Hispanic, 30% of students are White, 18% of students are Black, 3% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Kennedy Elementary School?
Kennedy Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to 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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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 748 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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