Patrick J Kennedy

343 Saratoga Street
East Boston, MA 02128
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Patrick J Kennedy serves 261 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Patrick J Kennedy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 261 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Patrick J Kennedy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

Patrick J Kennedy's student population of 261 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
261 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Patrick J Kennedy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Patrick J Kennedy is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1350 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
89%
23%
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Black
2%
10%
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White
6%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.21
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Patrick J Kennedy's ranking?
Patrick J Kennedy is ranked #1350 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Patrick J Kennedy?
261 students attend Patrick J Kennedy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Patrick J Kennedy students are Hispanic, 6% of students are White, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Patrick J Kennedy?
Patrick J Kennedy has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Patrick J Kennedy offer ?
Patrick J Kennedy offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Patrick J Kennedy part of?
Patrick J Kennedy is part of Boston School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 261 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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