Walter M Kennedy School



Walter M Kennedy School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Walter M Kennedy School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 88
1 105
2 86
3 73
4 77
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 429 students in grades 1st through 12th. Walter M Kennedy School is the 470th largest public school in Alabama and the 29,062nd largest nationally. It has 17.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 429
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,062nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 470th out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 443rd out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 472nd out of 782

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Walter M Kennedy School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 234
(55%)
1,183
(52%)
 Female 195
(45%)
1,082
(48%)

Walter M Kennedy School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 331
(77%)
1,833
(81%)
 Black 70
(16%)
282
(12%)
 Hispanic 12
(3%)
67
(3%)
 Two or More 11
(3%)
64
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
4
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
14
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Walter M Kennedy School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 214
(50%)
1,165
(51%)
 Not Eligible 190
(44%)
973
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(6%)
127
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Walter M Kennedy School is ranked 421st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Walter M Kennedy School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 53.9%. 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.

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
2013 470
2014 461
2015 429

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
2013 16.7
2014 17.1
2015 17.5

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
2013 0.58085106382979
2014 0.57266811279826
2015 0.55710955710956

Compare Walter M Kennedy School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 55.7%
 

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Walter M Kennedy School
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Public KG - 04 429 17.5:1  
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Public PK - 04 380 17.5:1 4 miles
Bible Methodist Christian School
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Private PK - 12 82 6:1 5 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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