Kennedy Elementary



Kennedy Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kennedy Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 143
1 144
2 119
3 158
4 148
5 151
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Kennedy Elementary is a public elementary school located in Willmar, MN in the Willmar Public School District. It enrolls 863 students in grades 1st through 12th. Kennedy Elementary is the 35th largest public school in Minnesota and the 2,972nd largest nationally. It has 13.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 863
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 62.55
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,972nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 35th out of 1,031
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 403rd out of 1,012
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 17th out of 1,012

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Kennedy Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 444
(51%)
1,484
(52%)
 Female 419
(49%)
1,366
(48%)

Kennedy Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 342
(40%)
1,025
(36%)
 White 339
(39%)
1,246
(44%)
 Black 140
(16%)
460
(16%)
 Two or More 21
(2%)
49
(2%)
 Asian 16
(2%)
44
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
25
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Kennedy Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 522
(60%)
1,614
(57%)
 Not Eligible 276
(32%)
1,030
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 65
(8%)
206
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,015 ranked schools in Minnesota, Kennedy Elementary is ranked 15th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kennedy Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 40.5%. 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 753
2006 794
2007 816
2008 862
2009 936
2010 901
2011 954
2012 962
2013 909
2014 909
2015 863

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.9
2006 12.6
2007 12.5
2008 12.8
2009 14.7
2010 13.9
2011 15.1
2012 14.9
2013 13.3
2014 13.5
2015 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.52855245683931
2006 0.54408060453401
2007 0.55392156862745
2008 0.53248259860789
2009 0.54059829059829
2010 0.55049944506104
2011 0.56918238993711
2012 0.6039501039501
2013 0.62926292629263
2014 0.63586358635864
2015 0.68018539976825

Compare Kennedy Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,460.2% 14.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 68.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Kennedy Elementary
Willmar, MN
Public KG - 05 863 13.8:1  
Community Christian School
Willmar, MN
Private PK - 12 265 10:1 1 miles
Willmar Middle School
Willmar, MN
Public 06 - 08 898 15.3:1 1 miles
Roosevelt Elementary
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Public KG - 05 987 15.7:1 2 miles
M.a.C.C.r.a.y. East Elementary
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Public KG - 06 210 12.9:1 12 miles
Central Minnesota Christian School
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Private PK - 12 365 11:1 14 miles
New London-Spicer Middle School
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Public 05 - 08 455 15.7:1 14 miles
A.C.g.C. Elementary
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Public PK - 04 296 11.3:1 14 miles
Prairie Woods Elementary
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Public PK - 04 571 16:1 14 miles
Murdock Elementary
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Public PK - 06 408 14.1:1 19 miles
Paynesville Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 239 16.9:1 24 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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