John F. Kennedy Junior High

Overview

Student Enrollment
544
Best Middle School in California
#705
 Rating 4 out of 10
Grades 7th grade to 9th grade
School District Hanford Elementary
Type Public
 Phone (559)585-3850
 Location 1000 E. Florinda St.
Hanford, CA 93232
Charter School No

John F. Kennedy Junior High has an academic rating about equal to the average for California middle schools based on its average test performance. It is ranked 705th in the best public middle schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The John F. Kennedy Junior High student body is mostly Hispanic with a smaller White population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White16.5%90
Black7.9%43
Hispanic74.1%403
Asian Pacific0.7%4
Native American Indian0.4%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0.4%2

Family Income

vs. other California middle schools
Lower 25.5%

75% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California middle school median of 55.5%. By this measure, John F. Kennedy Junior High students are largely lower-middle income and rank 1016th in California for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
7th Grade278
8th Grade266
Total544

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
32%
Rank in California
705th
Rating
4 out of 10

Students at John F. Kennedy Junior High scored an average 32% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is about equal to the state middle school median of 33% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the bottom 49.5% of California middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls25% to 29%*45% to 49%*
Boys20% to 24%*30% to 34%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islandersuppressed*suppressed*
Black20% to 29%*30% to 39%*
Hispanic24%40%
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White25% to 29%*45% to 49%*
With Disabilites10% or less*10% or less*
Limited English5% or less*5% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate0%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate0%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate0%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students7.6%40
Boys12.9%33
Girls2.7%7

Location

John F. Kennedy Junior High
1000 E. Florinda St.
Hanford, CA
93232
(559)585-3850

5 out of 10 1

District

Hanford Elementary
Hanford, CA