501 N Woodlawn
Wellington, KS 67152
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Kennedy Elementary School serves 144 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Kennedy Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is approximately equal to the Kansas state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 144 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Kennedy Elementary School's student population of 144 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
144 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Kennedy Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,267 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Kennedy Elementary School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#972 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
25-29%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
30-34%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
16%
20%
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Black
4%
7%
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White
74%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.43
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kennedy Elementary School's ranking?

Kennedy Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for: Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).

How many students attend Kennedy Elementary School?

144 students attend Kennedy Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

74% of Kennedy Elementary School students are White, 16% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Kennedy Elementary School?

Kennedy Elementary School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Kennedy Elementary School offer ?

Kennedy Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

What school district is Kennedy Elementary School part of?

Kennedy Elementary School is part of Wellington School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 144 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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