Samuel Kennedy Elementary School

7037 Briggs Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95828
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
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Bottom 50%
Samuel Kennedy Elementary School serves 887 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Samuel Kennedy Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California 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 14% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 17% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 887 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Samuel Kennedy Elementary School's student population of 887 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
887 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Samuel Kennedy Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Samuel Kennedy Elementary School is 0.68, which is more 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 (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#3327 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
35%
12%
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Hispanic
43%
56%
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Black
11%
5%
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White
4%
21%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Samuel Kennedy Elementary School's ranking?
Samuel Kennedy Elementary School is ranked #3327 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 17% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Samuel Kennedy Elementary School?
887 students attend Samuel Kennedy Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
43% of Samuel Kennedy Elementary School students are Hispanic, 35% of students are Asian, 11% of students are Black, 4% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Samuel Kennedy Elementary School?
Samuel Kennedy Elementary School has a student ration of 25:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Samuel Kennedy Elementary School offer ?
Samuel Kennedy Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Samuel Kennedy Elementary School part of?
Samuel Kennedy Elementary School is part of Elk Grove Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 887 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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