Robert F. Kennedy High
Best High School in California#548
|Rating||5 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Delano Joint Union High|
|Location||1401 Hiett Ave.
Delano, CA 93215
Robert F. Kennedy High has an academic rating slightly above the average for California high schools based on its average test performance and average AP course participation. It is ranked 548th in the best public high schools in California.
The Robert F. Kennedy High student body is almost exclusively Hispanic with a small Asian Pacific population and has extremely low racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0%||0|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0%||0|
|Two or more races||0.4%||4|
vs. other California high schoolsLower 16.8%
73.8% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California high school median of 48.5%. By this measure, Robert F. Kennedy High students are largely lower income and rank 1061st in California for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California454th
Rating6 out of 10
Students at Robert F. Kennedy High scored an average 48% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is slightly above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 37.3% of California high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||35% to 39%*||70% to 74%*|
|Boys||25% to 29%*||50% to 54%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||60% to 79%*||60% to 79%*|
|Hispanic||30% to 34%*||60% to 64%*|
|With Disabilites||20% or less*||20% or less*|
|Limited English||10% or less*||20% to 29%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score998
The average SAT score for Robert F. Kennedy High students in 2016 was 998.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT16%
Rank in California823rd
Rating1 out of 10
79 out of 479 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (16%). College admission testing participation is well below the California median rate of 29% and in the bottom 16% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate19%
AP Pass Rank in California443rd
AP Pass Rate Rating5 out of 10
Robert F. Kennedy High offers 11 AP courses. 19 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 41% percentile and slightly below the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Robert F. Kennedy High had 144 taking AP exams with a 83 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 51% percentile and about equal to the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||58%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||19%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||3%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||6%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||15%|
|AP Courses Offered||11|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||17%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||19%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||15%|
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Robert F. Kennedy High
1401 Hiett Ave.
Delano Joint Union High