Kernan Middle School

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,157
Best Middle School in Florida
#268
 Rating 5 out of 10
Grades 6th grade to 9th grade
School District DUVAL
Type Public
 Phone (904)220-1350
 Location 2271 KERNAN BLVD S
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32246
Charter School No

Kernan Middle School has an academic rating slightly above the average for Florida middle schools based on its average test performance. It is ranked 268th in the best public middle schools in Florida.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The Kernan Middle School student body is predominantly White with a sizeable Black population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White47%544
Black24.1%279
Hispanic14.3%165
Asian Pacific8%92
Native American Indian0.4%5
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%1
Two or more races6.1%71

Family Income

vs. other Florida middle schools
Upper 25.8%

39.6% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Florida middle school median of 56.1%. By this measure, KERNAN MIDDLE SCHOOL students are largely upper-middle income and rank 151st in Florida for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
6th Grade373
7th Grade374
8th Grade410
Total1,157

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
54%
Rank in Florida
268th
Rating
5 out of 10

Students at Kernan Middle School scored an average 54% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Florida Department of Education. Performance is slightly above the state middle school median of 52% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 45.7% of Florida middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls50%63%
Boys53%51%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian50% or more*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander65% to 69%*60% to 64%*
Black35% to 39%*45% to 49%*
Hispanic40% to 44%*45% to 49%*
Multiracial--
White60%63%
With Disabilites40% to 44%*35% to 39%*
Limited English11% to 19%*11% to 19%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.2%2
Boys0.3%2
Girls0%0
Florida Median0.4%

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
Florida Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students17%207
Boys22.3%144
Girls11.1%63
Florida Median7.2%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students6.3%77
Boys8.5%55
Girls3.4%22

Location

Kernan Middle School
2271 KERNAN BLVD S
JACKSONVILLE, FL
32246
(904)220-1350

6 out of 10 1

District

DUVAL
JACKSONVILLE, FL