Kenwood High School

  • Kenwood High School serves 1,105 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 17%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 41% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Kenwood High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee 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 Tennessee state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 36%.

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School Overview

  • Kenwood High School's student population of 1,105 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,105 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kenwood High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 573 schools in Tennessee (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 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kenwood High School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
17%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
35%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
13%
9%
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Black
40%
22%
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White
38%
64%
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Two or more races
8%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kenwood High School and the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tennessee by year.TN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.680.28
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Graduation Rate
93%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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