Kennedy High School



Kennedy High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

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
9 207
10 215
11 210
12 185

Kennedy High School is a public high school of the West Contra Costa Unf School District located in Richmond, CA. It has 817 students in grades 9th through 12th. Kennedy High School is the 890th largest public high school in California and the 7,143rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.3 to 1.

Total Students: 817
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.3

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Kennedy High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 437
(53%)
5,868
(52%)
 Female 380
(47%)
5,374
(48%)

Kennedy High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 480
(59%)
5,781
(51%)
 Black 249
(30%)
2,404
(21%)
 Asian 57
(7%)
1,864
(17%)
 Pacific Islander 15
(2%)
97
(1%)
 White 14
(2%)
1,014
(9%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
58
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
24
(0%)

Kennedy High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 584
(71%)
6,505
(58%)
 Not Eligible 155
(19%)
3,569
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 78
(10%)
1,168
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Kennedy High School is ranked 582nd out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kennedy High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.5%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 853
2006 898
2007 891
2008 920
2009 847
2010 676
2011 883
2012 817

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.1
2006 19.1
2007 16.9
2008 20.4
2009 17.1
2010 N/A
2011 16.8
2012 21.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.73036342321219
2006 0.69265033407572
2007 0.7003367003367
2008 0.66847826086957
2009 0.7603305785124
2010 0.99556213017751
2011 0.011325028312571
2012 0.81028151774786

Compare Kennedy High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,130.0% 21.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 81.0%
 

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