Kernan Middle School

2271 Kernan Blvd S
Jacksonville, FL 32246
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Kernan Middle School serves 1,175 students in grades 6-8.
Kernan Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is equal to the Florida state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,175 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Kernan Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Kernan Middle School's student population of 1,175 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,175 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
65 teachers
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School Rankings

Kernan Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Kernan Middle School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1739 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
16:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
8%
3%
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Hispanic
19%
36%
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Black
23%
21%
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White
41%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kernan Middle School's ranking?
Kernan Middle School is ranked #1739 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Kernan Middle School often compared to?
Kernan Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Landmark Middle School, Duncan U. Fletcher Middle School, Duval Charter School At Coastal by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
48% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Kernan Middle School?
1,175 students attend Kernan Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
41% of Kernan Middle School students are White, 23% of students are Black, 19% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Kernan Middle School?
Kernan Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Kernan Middle School offer ?
Kernan Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Kernan Middle School part of?
Kernan Middle School is part of Duval School District.

School Calendar

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Date
Spring Break - Schools and District Offices closed
March 18, 2024 (Monday)
Last day of school
May 31, 2024 (Friday)
First day of school
August 12, 2024 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,175 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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