Kennett High School

  • Kennett High School serves 515 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 63%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Kennett High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 28%.

Top Placements

Kennett High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

  • Kennett High School's student population of 515 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students515 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kennett High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,073 schools in Missouri (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kennett High School is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank#438 out of 2,073 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
48%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
6%
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Black
29%
16%
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White
64%
72%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kennett High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.510.23
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Graduation Rate85-89%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKennett 39 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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