Kennedy School

16b Spur, Lat 42.527458, Long
Valentine, NE 69201
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Kennedy School serves 11 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥50% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 72%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥50% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 79%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Kennedy School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Kennedy School's student population of 11 students has grown by 266% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has grown by 100% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students11 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kennedy School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 919 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has increased from 2:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kennedy School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)≥50%
72%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)≥50%
79%
Student : Teacher Ratio6:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Kennedy School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
9%
19%
White
91%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Kennedy School and the percentage of White public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kennedy School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score0.170.29
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kennedy School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kennedy School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameValentine Community s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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