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
9 335
10 419
11 372
12 336

Kennedy High School is a public high school of the City of Chicago School District 299 located in Chicago, IL. It has 1,462 students in grades 9th through 12th. Kennedy High School is the 158th largest public high school in Illinois and the 3,370th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,462
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 109.72

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Kennedy High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 749
(51%)
64,107
(49%)
 Female 713
(49%)
65,640
(51%)

Kennedy High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 971
(66%)
56,073
(43%)
 White 395
(27%)
9,422
(7%)
 Black 70
(5%)
57,299
(44%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
4,310
(3%)
 American Indian 10
(1%)
428
(0%)
 Two or More 6
(0%)
2,109
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
106
(0%)

Kennedy High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,019
(70%)
104,849
(81%)
 Not Eligible 291
(20%)
20,391
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 152
(10%)
4,507
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Kennedy High School is ranked 56th out of 0 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kennedy High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 45.6%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1628
2006 1507
2007 1569
2008 1772
2009 1671
2010 1635
2011 1584
2012 1462

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.2
2006 16.7
2007 16.3
2008 17.4
2009 15.9
2010 16.5
2011 16.7
2012 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.52702702702703
2006 0.78898473788985
2007 0.60675589547482
2008 0.69638826185102
2009 0.79832435667265
2010 0.77492354740061
2011 0.79861111111111
2012 0.80095759233926

Compare Kennedy High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 80.1%
 

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