2271 Kernan Blvd S
Jacksonville, FL 32246
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Kernan Middle School serves 1,148 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is equal to the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is equal to the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Kernan Middle School's student population of 1,148 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,148 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
72 teachers
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School Rankings

Kernan Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Kernan Middle School is 0.70, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1596 out of 3628 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
33%
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Black
23%
22%
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White
47%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,148 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70 (Top 10%)

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