Kennedy High School

601 Randolph Ave
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Kennedy High School serves 669 students in grades 9-12.
Kennedy High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 45%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 53%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 669 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20% in MN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Kennedy High School's student population of 669 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
669 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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School Rankings

Kennedy High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 High School is 0.22, which is less 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#339 out of 1734 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
3%
10%
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Black
2%
12%
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White
88%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kennedy High School's ranking?
Kennedy High School is ranked #339 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota.
What schools are Kennedy High School often compared to?
Kennedy High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Battle Lake Secondary by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% MN state average).
What is the graduation rate of Kennedy High School?
The graduation rate of Kennedy High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 84%.
How many students attend Kennedy High School?
669 students attend Kennedy High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of Kennedy High School students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Kennedy High School?
Kennedy High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does Kennedy High School offer ?
Kennedy High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Kennedy High School part of?
Kennedy High School is part of Fergus Falls Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 669 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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