520 N Pierpont Ave
Rockford, IL 61101
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Kennedy Middle School serves 481 students in grades 6-8.
Kennedy Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 3% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 7% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 481 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Kennedy Middle School's student population of 481 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
481 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Kennedy Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Kennedy Middle School is 0.52, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3627 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
10%
27%
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Black
67%
17%
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White
15%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kennedy Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
3%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kennedy Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Reviews

1   1/6/2020
This has to be the one worst school in Rockford I'll fight everyday authorities are afraid to do anything about this kid go to school In case fear daily school district 205 does nothing acts as if who cares.
- Posted by Parent - Coffee

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 481 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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