Kennedy Senior High School

  • Kennedy Senior High School serves 1,525 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Kennedy Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • Kennedy Senior High School's student population of 1,525 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 85 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,525 students
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Total Classroom Teachers85 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kennedy Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kennedy Senior High School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1314 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
10%
7%
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Hispanic
28%
9%
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Black
22%
11%
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White
37%
66%
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.730.54
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Graduation Rate
83%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBloomington Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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