Robert F. Kennedy High

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,046
Best High School in California
#548
 Rating 5 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Delano Joint Union High
Type Public
 Phone (661)720-5117
 Location 1401 Hiett Ave.
Delano, CA 93215
Charter School No

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.

Racial Demographics

The Robert F. Kennedy High student body is almost exclusively Hispanic with a small Asian Pacific population and has extremely low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White1%10
Black1%10
Hispanic90.6%948
Asian Pacific7.1%74
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0.4%4

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Lower 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

Grade Students
Freshman355
Sophomore207
Junior256
Senior223
Total1,046

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
48%
Rank in California
454th
Rating
6 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
Girls35% to 39%*70% to 74%*
Boys25% to 29%*50% to 54%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander60% to 79%*60% to 79%*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic30% to 34%*60% to 64%*
Multiracial--
Whitesuppressed*suppressed*
With Disabilites20% or less*20% or less*
Limited English10% or less*20% to 29%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
998

The average SAT score for Robert F. Kennedy High students in 2016 was 998.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
16%
Rank in California
823rd
Rating
1 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 Rate
19%
AP Pass Rank in California
443rd
AP Pass Rate Rating
5 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.

School State
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

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate17%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate19%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate15%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students3.6%36
Boys3.2%17
Girls4%19
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 Students0.2%2
Boys0.4%2
Girls0%0
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students4.7%47
Boys5.7%30
Girls3.2%17

Location

Robert F. Kennedy High
1401 Hiett Ave.
Delano, CA
93215
(661)720-5117

6 out of 10 1

District

Delano Joint Union High
Delano, CA