601 Randolph Ave E
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Kennedy Middle School serves 758 students in grades 5-8.
Kennedy Middle 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Kennedy Middle School's student population of 758 students has grown by 45% over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has grown by 300% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
758 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
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School Rankings

Kennedy Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,789 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Kennedy Middle School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#283 out of 1789 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
14:1
American Indian
1%
2%
Asian
1%
7%
Hispanic
3%
9%
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Black
2%
11%
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White
87%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 758 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.24 (Btm 50%)

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