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
9 315
10 321
11 315
12 350

John F. Kennedy High School is a public high school of the Waterbury School District located in Waterbury, CT. It has 1,301 students in grades 9th through 12th. John F. Kennedy High School is the 33rd largest public high school in Connecticut and the 4,266th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,301
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 96.6

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John F. Kennedy High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 657
(50%)
2,605
(51%)
 Female 644
(50%)
2,488
(49%)

John F. Kennedy High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 660
(51%)
2,533
(50%)
 Black 289
(22%)
1,364
(27%)
 White 277
(21%)
928
(18%)
 Two or More 36
(3%)
149
(3%)
 Asian 25
(2%)
86
(2%)
 American Indian 14
(1%)
31
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

John F. Kennedy High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 920
(71%)
3,683
(72%)
 Not Eligible 381
(29%)
1,410
(28%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

John F. Kennedy High School is ranked 13th out of 321 ranked schools in Connecticut, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of John F. Kennedy High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 35.5%. 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.

John F. Kennedy High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 992
2006 1305
2007 1313
2008 1306
2009 1369
2010 1368
2011 1414
2012 1358
2013 1286
2014 1304
2015 1301

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.4
2006 15.8
2007 14
2008 12.5
2009 13.9
2010 14.9
2011 15.1
2012 13.9
2013 12.8
2014 14.1
2015 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63004032258065
2006 0.56091954022989
2007 0.57044935262757
2008 0.60490045941807
2009 0.68955441928415
2010 0.71491228070175
2011 0.71145685997171
2012 0.75184094256259
2013 0.76205287713841
2014 0.70552147239264
2015 0.70714834742506

Compare John F. Kennedy High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,124.5% 11.2:1
 
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 70.7%
 

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