Kennedy Elementary



Kennedy Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kennedy Elementary Students by Grade
PK 177
K 45
1 51
2 31
3 41
4 39
5 22
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Kennedy Elementary is a public elementary school located in Lawrence, KS in the Lawrence School District. It enrolls 406 students in grades 1st through 12th. Kennedy Elementary is the 219th largest public school in Kansas and the 31,022nd largest nationally.

Total Students: 406
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -9

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Kennedy Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 226
(56%)
3,612
(53%)
 Female 180
(44%)
3,260
(47%)

Kennedy Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 269
(66%)
4,771
(69%)
 Two or More 49
(12%)
587
(9%)
 Hispanic 38
(9%)
540
(8%)
 Black 31
(8%)
410
(6%)
 American Indian 14
(3%)
259
(4%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
281
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
24
(0%)

Kennedy Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 251
(62%)
2,198
(32%)
 Not Eligible 118
(29%)
4,162
(61%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(9%)
512
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Kennedy Elementary is ranked 125th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kennedy Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.9%) is higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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.

Kennedy Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 288
2006 321
2007 307
2008 337
2009 339
2010 434
2011 408
2012 406

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.2
2006 9.2
2007 10.3
2008 11.3
2009 11.3
2010 13
2011 11.8
2012 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.82291666666667
2006 0.66978193146417
2007 0.69706840390879
2008 0.75964391691395
2009 0.77581120943953
2010 0.70046082949309
2011 0.68872549019608
2012 0.70935960591133

Compare Kennedy Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 70.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Kennedy Elementary
Lawrence, KS
Public PK - 05 406 -1:1  
Lawrence Liberty Memorial Central Mid School
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Public 06 - 08 450 9:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 06 267 15:1 2 miles
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Veritas Christian School
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Private KG - 12 134 8:1 4 miles
Prairie Moon Waldorf School
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Private PK - 05 62 10:1 5 miles
Raintree Montessori School
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Private PK - KG 436 9:1 5 miles
Bishop Seabury Academy
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Private 06 - 12 170 7:1 5 miles
Corpus Christi Catholic School
Lawrence, KS
Private PK - 07 300 14:1 6 miles
Lawrence Virtual School
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Public KG - 08 1,143 15.3:1 7 miles
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Public PK - 05 781 12.3:1 7 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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