Walter M Kennedy School



Walter M Kennedy School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Walter M Kennedy School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 84
1 99
2 102
3 78
4 81
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Walter M Kennedy School is a public elementary school located in Pell City, AL in the Pell City School District. It enrolls 444 students in grades 1st through 12th. Walter M Kennedy School is the 429th largest public school in Alabama and the 27,051st largest nationally. It has 13.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 444
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.06
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,051st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 429th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 320th out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 382nd out of 783

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Walter M Kennedy School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 236
(53%)
1,161
(52%)
 Female 208
(47%)
1,091
(48%)

Walter M Kennedy School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 344
(77%)
1,828
(81%)
 Black 79
(18%)
253
(11%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
47
(2%)
 Hispanic 9
(2%)
114
(5%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Walter M Kennedy School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 218
(49%)
1,166
(52%)
 Not Eligible 189
(43%)
916
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(8%)
170
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Walter M Kennedy School is ranked 450th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Walter M Kennedy School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 60.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Walter M Kennedy School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 599
2006 617
2007 678
2008 544
2009 543
2010 584
2011 479
2012 444

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 14.6
2007 16.4
2008 15.7
2009 15.4
2010 15.5
2011 16
2012 13

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44908180300501
2006 0.38897893030794
2007 0.45427728613569
2008 0.48345588235294
2009 0.50644567219153
2010 0.56678082191781
2011 0.59081419624217
2012 0.57432432432432

Compare Walter M Kennedy School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,300.0% 13.0:1
 
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 57.4%
 
State Average 60.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Walter M Kennedy School
Pell City, AL
Public KG - 04 444 13:1  
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Public 05 - 06 628 16.4:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 12 437 14:1 4 miles
Eden Elementary School
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Public KG - 04 372 14.3:1 4 miles
Bible Methodist Christian School
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Private PK - 12 66 7:1 6 miles
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Public KG - 06 459 13.1:1 9 miles
Odenville Intermediate
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Public 03 - 05 358 18.8:1 11 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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