Kennedy Gardens Elementary



Kennedy Gardens Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kennedy Gardens Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 97
1 75
2 58
3 76
4 121
5 79
6 81
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Kennedy Gardens Elementary is a public elementary school located in Calexico, CA in the Calexico Unified School District. It enrolls 587 students in grades 1st through 12th. Kennedy Gardens Elementary is the 2,346th largest public school in California and the 14,553rd largest nationally. It has 23.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 587
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,553rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,346th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,484th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,962nd out of 6,257

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Kennedy Gardens Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 301
(51%)
2,271
(49%)
 Male 286
(49%)
2,324
(51%)

Kennedy Gardens Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 582
(99%)
4,553
(99%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
19
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
17
(0%)

Kennedy Gardens Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 461
(79%)
3,498
(76%)
 Not Eligible 87
(15%)
791
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(7%)
306
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Kennedy Gardens Elementary is ranked 1,354th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kennedy Gardens Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.2%) is higher than the state average of 60.7%. 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 Gardens Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 822
2006 858
2007 666
2008 590
2009 572
2010 673
2011 598
2012 607
2013 599
2014 566
2015 587

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.6
2006 20.9
2007 19
2008 21.9
2009 26
2010 N/A
2011 26.3
2012 25.3
2013 25
2014 23.6
2015 23.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80900243309002
2006 0.81351981351981
2007 0.8003003003003
2008 0.82033898305085
2009 0.82867132867133
2010 0.82763744427935
2011
2012 0.99505766062603
2013 0.85141903171953
2014 0.77031802120141
2015 0.85178875638842

Compare Kennedy Gardens Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,350.0% 23.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 85.2%
 

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