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
9 491
10 457
11 410
12 236

John F. Kennedy High School is a public high school of the Montgomery County Public Schools located in Silver Spring, MD. It has 1,594 students in grades 9th through 12th. John F. Kennedy High School is the 49th largest public high school in Maryland and the 2,853rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,594
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 102.4

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John F. Kennedy High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 820
(51%)
23,276
(51%)
 Female 774
(49%)
22,053
(49%)

John F. Kennedy High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 724
(45%)
11,094
(24%)
 Black 603
(38%)
10,122
(22%)
 Asian 146
(9%)
6,532
(14%)
 White 87
(5%)
15,691
(35%)
 Two or More 31
(2%)
1,799
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
19
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
72
(0%)

John F. Kennedy High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 765
(48%)
33,407
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 652
(41%)
9,409
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 177
(11%)
2,513
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

John F. Kennedy High School is ranked 19th out of 0 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of John F. Kennedy High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.0%) is higher than the state average of 36.0%. 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 1472
2006 1479
2007 1447
2008 1552
2009 1557
2010 1646
2011 1674
2012 1594

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 14.3
2007 14.1
2008 15.6
2009 15.6
2010 16.7
2011 17
2012 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26834239130435
2006 0.30764029749831
2007 0.36489288182446
2008 0.41494845360825
2009 0.44251766217084
2010 0.44775212636695
2011 0.48327359617682
2012 0.52007528230866

Compare John F. Kennedy High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,356.2% 13.6:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.0%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 52.0%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,594 15.6:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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