250 Otis Perry Dr
Pell City, AL 35128
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Walter M Kennedy School serves 419 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 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

School Overview

Walter M Kennedy School's student population of 419 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
419 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Walter M Kennedy School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Walter M Kennedy School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#294 out of 1263 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
15%
32%
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White
79%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.36
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 419 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.36

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