Kennedy Park Elementary School

  • Kennedy Park Elementary School serves 448 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 72% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 66% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Kennedy Park Elementary School's student population of 448 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students448 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kennedy Park Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kennedy Park Elementary School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#468 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kennedy Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:112:1
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Asian
86%
10%
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Hispanic
4%
27%
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Black
3%
16%
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White
7%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kennedy Park Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.260.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kennedy Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWoodbridge Township School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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