Walter M Kennedy School serves 449 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Walter M Kennedy School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-4
- Enrollment: 449 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
- Minority Enrollment: 20%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30% in AL
- Math Proficiency: 25-29% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 55-59% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Walter M Kennedy School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Walter M Kennedy School's student population of 449 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Walter M Kennedy School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Walter M Kennedy School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#288 out of 1276 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Walter M Kennedy School's ranking?
Walter M Kennedy School is ranked #288 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Walter M Kennedy School often compared to?
Walter M Kennedy Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Iola Roberts Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Walter M Kennedy School?
449 students attend Walter M Kennedy School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Walter M Kennedy School students are White, 14% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Walter M Kennedy School?
Walter M Kennedy School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Walter M Kennedy School offer ?
Walter M Kennedy School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4
What school district is Walter M Kennedy School part of?
Walter M Kennedy School is part of Pell City School District.
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