Kennedy Elementary



Kennedy Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kennedy Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 173
1 167
2 153
3 159
4 163
5 147
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 962 students in grades 1st through 12th. Kennedy Elementary is the 21st largest public school in Minnesota and the 1,495th largest nationally. It has 14.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 962
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 64.55
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,495th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 21st out of 1,001
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 488th out of 989
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 11th out of 989

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Kennedy Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 487
(51%)
1,399
(48%)
 Male 475
(49%)
1,533
(52%)

Kennedy Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 490
(51%)
1,549
(53%)
 Hispanic 327
(34%)
976
(33%)
 Black 117
(12%)
315
(11%)
 Two or More 17
(2%)
50
(2%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
28
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
12
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Kennedy Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 510
(53%)
1,547
(53%)
 Not Eligible 381
(40%)
1,187
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 71
(7%)
198
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 986 ranked schools in Minnesota, Kennedy Elementary is ranked 19th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kennedy Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.4%) is higher than the state average of 40.6%. 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

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

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

Compare Kennedy Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,480.9% 14.8:1
 
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 60.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Kennedy Elementary
Willmar, MN
Public KG - 05 962 14.9:1  
Community Christian School
Willmar, MN
Private PK - 12 213 14:1 1 miles
Roosevelt Elementary
Willmar, MN
Public KG - 05 948 15.2:1 1 miles
Willmar Middle School
Willmar, MN
Public 06 - 08 881 16.9:1 1 miles
Jefferson Learning Center
Willmar, MN
Public PK - PK 62 4.5:1 1 miles
Prairie Lakes School
Willmar, MN
Public 05 - 12 61 7.6:1 3 miles
M.a.C.C.r.a.y. East Elementary
Raymond, MN
Public PK - 06 198 14.3:1 12 miles
Central Minnesota Christian School
Prinsburg, MN
Private PK - 12 305 12:1 14 miles
Prairie Woods Elementary
New London, MN
Public PK - 04 563 15.3:1 14 miles
A.C.g.C. Elementary
Atwater, MN
Public PK - 04 299 13.3:1 14 miles
New London-Spicer Middle School
New London, MN
Public 05 - 08 420 14.4:1 14 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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