Kennedy-longfellow

  • Kennedy-longfellow serves 293 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Kennedy-longfellow placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

Top Placements

Kennedy-longfellow places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Kennedy-longfellow's student population of 293 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students293 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kennedy-longfellow is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Kennedy-longfellow is 0.78, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#1409 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
24%
7%
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Hispanic
18%
20%
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Black
20%
9%
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White
30%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kennedy-longfellow. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.780.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kennedy-longfellow and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCambridge School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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