Kennedy Elementary



Kennedy Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kennedy Elementary Students by Grade
PK 188
K 46
1 47
2 50
3 37
4 40
5 31
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 439 students in grades 1st through 12th. Kennedy Elementary is the 177th largest public school in Kansas and the 27,992nd largest nationally. It has 11.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 439
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 37
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,992nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 177th out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 142nd out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 53rd out of 706

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Kennedy Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 232
(53%)
4,529
(52%)
 Female 207
(47%)
4,112
(48%)

Kennedy Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 275
(63%)
5,910
(68%)
 Two or More 56
(13%)
776
(9%)
 Hispanic 49
(11%)
781
(9%)
 Black 30
(7%)
516
(6%)
 American Indian 22
(5%)
302
(3%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
327
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
29
(0%)

Kennedy Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 246
(56%)
2,886
(33%)
 Not Eligible 154
(35%)
5,101
(59%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(9%)
654
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Kennedy Elementary is ranked 127th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kennedy Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.9%) is higher than the state average of 51.7%. 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 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
2013 436
2014 428
2015 439

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
2013 11.6
2014 11.1
2015 11.9

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
2013 0.69954128440367
2014 0.68457943925234
2015 0.64920273348519

Compare Kennedy Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,190.0% 11.9:1
 
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 64.9%
 

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Kennedy Elementary
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Public PK - 05 439 11.9:1  
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Public KG - 05 278 12.5:1 2 miles
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Private PK - PK 64 9:1 3 miles
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Public KG - 05 226 10:1 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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