Kennedy-powell Elementary School

Kennedy-powell Elementary School serves 499 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Kennedy-powell Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Kennedy-powell Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Kennedy-powell Elementary School's student population of 499 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students499 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Kennedy-powell Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Kennedy-powell Elementary School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#1891 out of 7999 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
29%
52%
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Black
33%
13%
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White
31%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.720.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTemple Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Kennedy-powell Elementary School is Temple High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lamar Middle School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Western Hills Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Temple Western Hills Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 403 students
    1.3 miles
    600 Arapaho Dr
    Temple, TX 76504
    (254) 215-5600
    1.3 PK-5 403
  • Temple Temple High School Math: 45% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,145 students
    1.6 miles
    415 N 31st St
    Temple, TX 76504
    (254) 215-7000
    1.6 9-12 2,145
  • Temple Fred W Edwards Academy Aec Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 128 students
    1.7 miles
    1414 W Barton
    Temple, TX 76504
    (254) 215-6944
    1.7 9-12 128
  • Temple Jefferson Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 578 students
    2.3 miles
    2616 N 3rd St
    Temple, TX 76501
    (254) 215-5500
    2.3 PK-5 578
  • Temple Scott Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 483 students
    2.3 miles
    2301 W Ave P
    Temple, TX 76504
    (254) 215-6222
    2.3 PK-5 483

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