Kennedy Road Middle School

280 Kennedy Rd
Griffin, GA 30223
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 469 students in grades 6-8, Kennedy Road Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 18% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 469 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • : Bottom 50% in GA
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Kennedy Road Middle School's student population of 469 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
469 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Kennedy Road Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,204 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Kennedy Road Middle School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (GA)
#1875 out of 2204 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Kennedy Road Middle School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
13%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kennedy Road Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
18%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kennedy Road Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
6-9%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Kennedy Road Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
10%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Kennedy Road Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
57%
36%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Kennedy Road Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
29%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Kennedy Road Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kennedy Road Middle School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
0.59
This chart display the diversity score of Kennedy Road Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kennedy Road Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kennedy Road Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kennedy Road Middle School's ranking?
Kennedy Road Middle School is ranked #1875 out of 2,204 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What schools are Kennedy Road Middle School often compared to?
Kennedy Road Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Rehoboth Road Middle School, Carver Road Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% GA state average), while 18% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% GA state average).
How many students attend Kennedy Road Middle School?
469 students attend Kennedy Road Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of Kennedy Road Middle School students are Black, 29% of students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Kennedy Road Middle School?
Kennedy Road Middle School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Kennedy Road Middle School offer ?
Kennedy Road Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Kennedy Road Middle School part of?
Kennedy Road Middle School is part of Griffin-Spalding County School District.

School Reviews

2   1/20/2020
Kennedy isn't one of the best middle schools in griffin, but it could be a lot worse. Some teachers aren't wheeling to work with the kids to help them achieve better grades, and other work a way too much with subjects they don't even teach to help other kids get the grades they would like .
- Posted by Student/Alumni - candice
5   6/9/2015
I love this school I would never leave
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Saman

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 469 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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