Kennedy Elementary School



Kennedy Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kennedy Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 30
1 33
2 30
3 24
4 29
5 22
6 29
7 24
8 36
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Kennedy Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago Heights, IL in the Chicago Heights School District 170. It enrolls 257 students in grades 1st through 12th. Kennedy Elementary School is the 1,951st largest public school in Illinois and the 44,971st largest nationally. It has 13.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 257
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,971st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,951st out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 490th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,777th out of 2,415

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Kennedy Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 133
(52%)
1,680
(53%)
 Female 124
(48%)
1,508
(47%)

Kennedy Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 188
(73%)
1,029
(32%)
 Hispanic 61
(24%)
1,982
(62%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
61
(2%)
 White 2
(1%)
112
(4%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Kennedy Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 185
(72%)
2,484
(78%)
 Not Eligible 72
(28%)
704
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Kennedy Elementary School is ranked 1,183rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kennedy Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.0%) 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 220
2006 239
2007 247
2008 252
2009 227
2010 285
2011 267
2012 287
2013 284
2014 258
2015 257

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.3
2006 18.4
2007 20.6
2008 21
2009 20.6
2010 20.4
2011 19.1
2012 44.8
2013 21.8
2014 15.2
2015 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.70454545454545
2006 0.67782426778243
2007 0.72064777327935
2008 0.66269841269841
2009 0.88986784140969
2010 0.89824561403509
2011 0.9250936329588
2012 0.90592334494774
2013 0.95070422535211
2014 0.94961240310078
2015 0.71984435797665

Compare Kennedy Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 72.0%
 

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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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