Larry C Kennedy School

2702 E. Osborn
Phoenix, AZ 85016
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Larry C Kennedy School serves 563 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Larry C Kennedy School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 14% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Larry C Kennedy School's student population of 563 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students563 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Larry C Kennedy School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Larry C Kennedy School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1983 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
6%
6%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
74%
45%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
5%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.440.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCreighton Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Larry C Kennedy School is Sonoran Science Academy-peoria (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Peoria Sonoran Science Academy-peoria Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 279 students
    0.1 miles
    17667 N. 91st Avenue
    Peoria, AZ 85382
    (623) 776-9344
    0.1 K-12 279
  • Phoenix Compass Center
    Grades: 4-8
    0.2 miles
    3609 N. 27th St.
    Phoenix, AZ 85016
    (602) 381-4660
    0.2 4-8 n/a
  • Phoenix Career Success School - Sage Campus Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 164 students
    0.6 miles
    3120 N 32nd St
    Phoenix, AZ 85018
    (602) 285-5525
    0.6 K-8 164
  • Phoenix Starshine Academy Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 93 students
    0.7 miles
    3535 East Mcdowell Road
    Phoenix, AZ 85008
    (602) 957-9557
    0.7 K-12 93
  • Tempe Create Academy Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 114 students
    0.8 miles
    2645 N. 24th St.
    Tempe, AZ 85282
    (602) 710-1101
    0.8 K-5 114

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