John F Kennedy School



John F Kennedy School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

John F Kennedy School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 1
8 0
9 2
10 0
11 1
12 2
UG 175

John F Kennedy School is a public high school of the Newark Public School District located in Newark, NJ. It has 181 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. John F Kennedy School is the 422nd largest public high school in New Jersey and the 17,803rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 7.9 to 1.

Total Students: 181
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 23

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John F Kennedy School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 107
(59%)
4,901
(50%)
 Female 74
(41%)
4,871
(50%)

John F Kennedy School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 119
(66%)
5,695
(58%)
 Hispanic 53
(29%)
3,207
(33%)
 White 7
(4%)
765
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(1%)
8
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
80
(1%)

John F Kennedy School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 139
(77%)
6,213
(64%)
 Not Eligible 34
(19%)
3,139
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(4%)
420
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

John F Kennedy School is ranked 273rd out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of John F Kennedy School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 34.7%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 116
2006 119
2007 111
2008 117
2009 121
2010 128
2011 154
2012 161
2013 130
2014 173
2015 181

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 5
2006 13.2
2007 15.9
2008 23.4
2009 30.2
2010 42.7
2011 69.4
2012 5.4
2013 4.6
2014 6.9
2015 7.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44827586206897
2006 0.92436974789916
2007 0.81081081081081
2008 0.92307692307692
2009
2010 0.90625
2011 0.61688311688312
2012 0.88819875776398
2013 0.77692307692308
2014 0.73410404624277
2015 0.8121546961326

Compare John F Kennedy School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
790.0% 7.9:1
 
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 81.2%
 

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