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
9 474
10 430
11 466
12 391

John F Kennedy High School is a public high school of the Cedar Rapids Community School District located in Cedar Rapids, IA. It has 1,761 students in grades 9th through 12th. John F Kennedy High School is the 9th largest public high school in Iowa and the 2,345th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,761
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 99.03
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,345th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 9th out of 366
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 338th out of 365
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 14th out of 366

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John F Kennedy High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 908
(52%)
2,548
(51%)
 Female 853
(48%)
2,479
(49%)

John F Kennedy High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,391
(79%)
3,603
(72%)
 Black 132
(7%)
755
(15%)
 Two or More 79
(4%)
269
(5%)
 Hispanic 78
(4%)
250
(5%)
 Asian 74
(4%)
114
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(0%)
16
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
20
(0%)

John F Kennedy High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,245
(71%)
2,835
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 435
(25%)
1,906
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 81
(5%)
286
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

John F Kennedy High School is ranked 26th out of 362 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of John F Kennedy High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 36.6%. 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 1877
2006 1824
2007 1813
2008 1788
2009 1767
2010 1760
2011 1767
2012 1716
2013 1730
2014 1749
2015 1761

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 17.8
2007 17.4
2008 17.5
2009 17.2
2010 17.1
2011 16.9
2012 16.4
2013 17.5
2014 17.2
2015 17.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15396909962706
2006 0.20394736842105
2007 0.17760617760618
2008 0.20134228187919
2009 0.20939445387663
2010 0.21306818181818
2011 0.24900962082626
2012 0.12237762237762
2013 0.24393063583815
2014 0.28187535734706
2015 0.29301533219761

Compare John F Kennedy High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,426.6% 14.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,780.0% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.3%
 
State Average 36.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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