John F. Kennedy High School



John F. Kennedy High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

John F. Kennedy High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 557
10 659
11 530
12 576

John F. Kennedy High School is a public high school of the Anaheim Union High School District located in La Palma, CA. It has 2,322 students in grades 9th through 12th. John F. Kennedy High School is the 244th largest public high school in California and the 811th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 27.2 to 1.

Total Students: 2,322
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 85.25

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John F. Kennedy High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,187
(51%)
15,647
(49%)
 Male 1,135
(49%)
16,413
(51%)

John F. Kennedy High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 784
(34%)
20,575
(64%)
 Asian 776
(33%)
5,170
(16%)
 White 505
(22%)
3,991
(12%)
 Two or More 144
(6%)
1,061
(3%)
 Black 96
(4%)
875
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 10
(0%)
236
(1%)
 American Indian 7
(0%)
152
(0%)

John F. Kennedy High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,424
(61%)
10,782
(34%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 694
(30%)
18,206
(57%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 204
(9%)
3,072
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

John F. Kennedy High School is ranked 424th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of John F. Kennedy High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.7%) is lower than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

John F. Kennedy High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2430
2006 2071
2007 2026
2008 2360
2009 2401
2010 2357
2011 2425
2012 2322

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 26.7
2006 22.5
2007 19.7
2008 25.9
2009 26.4
2010 N/A
2011 30.7
2012 27.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15802469135802
2006 0.18879768227909
2007 0.23099703849951
2008 0.21610169491525
2009 0.30570595585173
2010 0.2834111158252
2011 0.18309278350515
2012 0.38673557278208

Compare John F. Kennedy High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,720.0% 27.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,322 27.2:1  
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