John Kennedy Middle Grade School



John Kennedy Middle Grade School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

John Kennedy Middle Grade School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 13
4 210
5 206
6 205
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

John Kennedy Middle Grade School is a public elementary school located in Kankakee, IL in the Kankakee School District 111. It enrolls 634 students in grades 1st through 12th. John Kennedy Middle Grade School is the 344th largest public school in Illinois and the 11,099th largest nationally. It has 16.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 634
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.81
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,099th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 344th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,725th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 547th out of 2,345

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John Kennedy Middle Grade School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 324
(51%)
1,902
(51%)
 Female 310
(49%)
1,816
(49%)

John Kennedy Middle Grade School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 267
(42%)
1,799
(48%)
 Hispanic 180
(28%)
1,003
(27%)
 White 134
(21%)
658
(18%)
 Two or More 46
(7%)
231
(6%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
18
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

John Kennedy Middle Grade School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 511
(81%)
3,017
(81%)
 Not Eligible 93
(15%)
417
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(5%)
284
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, John Kennedy Middle Grade School is ranked 200th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of John Kennedy Middle Grade School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

John Kennedy Middle Grade School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 672
2006 663
2007 647
2008 608
2009 609
2010 656
2011 686
2012 634

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 19.5
2007 20.2
2008 14
2009 16.4
2010 17.2
2011 17.8
2012 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.81845238095238
2006 0.78733031674208
2007 0.79289026275116
2008 0.83223684210526
2009 0.84729064039409
2010 0.8734756097561
2011 0.85860058309038
2012 0.85331230283912

Compare John Kennedy Middle Grade School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 85.3%
 

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John Kennedy Middle Grade School
Kankakee, IL
Public 03 - 06 634 16.3:1  
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Public KG - 08 316 16.7:1 3 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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