Kennedy Primary Academy

Tel: (574)283-7435
Grades KG-4
675 students
Kennedy Primary Academy serves 675 students in grades KG - 4.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the IN average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Kennedy Primary Academy operates within the South Bend Community Corp School District.

School Overview

The student population of 675 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 675 students
Kennedy Primary Academy Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Kennedy Primary Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Kennedy Primary Academy Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Kennedy Primary Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 18:1
Kennedy Primary Academy Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
Asian
1%
2%
Kennedy Primary Academy Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
22%
10%
Kennedy Primary Academy Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
26%
12%
Kennedy Primary Academy Black Students (1990-2014)
White
42%
71%
Kennedy Primary Academy White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
9%
4%
Kennedy Primary Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.71 0.27
Kennedy Primary Academy Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
41%
41%
Kennedy Primary Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
8%
Kennedy Primary Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

South Bend Community Corp School District's student population of 19,680 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $16,888 is higher than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,082 is higher than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name South Bend Community Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
3
Number of Students Managed 19,680 1,472
South Bend Community  Corp School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $356 MM $19 MM
South Bend Community  Corp School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $276 MM $16 MM
South Bend Community  Corp School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,888 $12,273
South Bend Community  Corp School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,082 $10,163
South Bend Community  Corp School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Washington High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lasalle Intermediate Academy (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harrison Primary Center (0.9 miles away)
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  • South BendHarrison Primary Center
    Grades: PK-4 | 614 students
    0.9 miles
    3302 Western Ave
    South BendIN 46619
    (574)283-7300
    0.9PK-4614
  • South Bend Lasalle Intermediate Academy
    Grades: 5-8 | 888 students
    0.9 miles
    2701 West Elwood
    South BendIN 46628
    (574)283-7500
    0.95-8888
  • South BendMuessel Primary Center
    Grades: KG-4 | 358 students
    0.9 miles
    1021 Blaine St
    South BendIN 46628
    (574)283-7800
    0.9KG-4358
  • South BendCoquillard Primary Center
    Grades: KG-4 | 442 students
    1.2 miles
    1245 North Sheridan St
    South BendIN 46628
    (574)283-8610
    1.2KG-4442
  • South BendMarquette Montessori AcademyMagnet School
    Grades: PK-4 | 584 students
    1.4 miles
    1818 Bergan St
    South BendIN 46628
    (574)283-8370
    1.4PK-4584

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