Kennedy Senior High School

  • Kennedy Senior High School serves 1,539 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 47% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Kennedy Senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 32%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Kennedy Senior High School's student population of 1,539 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 83 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,539 students
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Total Classroom Teachers83 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kennedy Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,784 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kennedy Senior High School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
60%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
10%
7%
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Hispanic
25%
9%
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Black
22%
10%
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White
41%
68%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kennedy Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.720.33
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Graduation Rate
84%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kennedy Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBloomington Public School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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