Kennedy Junior High School

2929 Green Trails Dr
Lisle, IL 60532
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Kennedy Junior High School serves 980 students in grades 6-8.
Kennedy Junior High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Kennedy Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Kennedy Junior High School's student population of 980 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008, 2016)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students980 students
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Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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School Comparison

Kennedy Junior High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Kennedy Junior High School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#28 out of 3672 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
34%
5%
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Hispanic
6%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
55%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.580.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNaperville CUSD 203 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Kennedy Junior High School is Transition Program (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lincoln Junior High School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Prairie Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Naperville Ann Reid Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK | 393 students
    0.5 miles
    1011 S Naper Blvd
    Naperville, IL 60540
    (630) 420-6300
    0.5 PK 393
  • Naperville Connections Program Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school
    1.0 miles
    6s331 Cornwall Rd
    Naperville, IL 60540
    (630) 778-4524
    1 Inquire with school n/a
  • Naperville Deaf/hard Of Hearing/mn Prgrms Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 45 students
    1.0 miles
    6s331 Cornwall Rd
    Naperville, IL 60540
    (630) 778-4524
    1 Inquire with school 45
  • Naperville Directions Program Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 13 students
    1.0 miles
    6s331 Cornwall Rd
    Naperville, IL 60540
    (630) 778-4524
    1 Inquire with school 13
  • Naperville Multi Needs Program Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 96 students
    1.0 miles
    6s331 Cornwall Rd
    Naperville, IL 60540
    (630) 778-4524
    1 Inquire with school 96

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