Kennedy Gardens Elementary School

  • Kennedy Gardens Elementary School serves 566 students in grades KG-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equal to the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Kennedy Gardens Elementary School operates within the Calexico Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 566 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 566 students
Kennedy Gardens Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Kennedy Gardens Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Kennedy Gardens Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Kennedy Gardens Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1 24:1
Kennedy Gardens Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Hispanic
100%
54%
Kennedy Gardens Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
n/a
24%
Kennedy Gardens Elementary School White Students (1997-2010)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Kennedy Gardens Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Kennedy Gardens Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
n/a 0.41
Kennedy Gardens Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
71%
50%
Kennedy Gardens Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
9%
Kennedy Gardens Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Calexico Unified School District's student population of 9,263 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,846 in this district is less than the state average of $12,988. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,574 is less than the state average of $12,986. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Calexico Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
4
Number of Students Managed 9,263 1,597
Calexico Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $90 MM $21 MM
Calexico Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $88 MM $21 MM
Calexico Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,846 $12,988
Calexico Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,574 $12,986
Calexico Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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    1.2 miles
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    CalexicoCA 92231
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