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John F Kennedy High School
  • Public
  • CHICAGO, IL

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C+
  6. Administration
    grade C+
  7. Sports
    grade B minus
  8. Food
    grade C minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade C

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John F Kennedy High School is a public school located in CHICAGO, IL. It has 1,557 students in grades 9-12. According to state test scores, 21% of students are at least proficient in math and 29% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
29%
Percent Proficient - Math
21%
Average Graduation Rate
80%
Average SAT
1030
460 responses
Average ACT
22
198 responses
AP Enrollment
13%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$83,327
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,037
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$229,433
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
58%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 38 responses
Poll
47%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 38 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 105 responses
  • Pep rally
    22%
  • Prom
    20%
  • Homecoming dance
    17%
  • Boys Varsity Basketball Games
    9%
  • Our pep rallys suck!
    9%
  • Homecoming
    8%
  • Swim meets
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,557
Free or Reduced Lunch
69%
66%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 41 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 41 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 41 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
No data available  
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$74,254
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.2%
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 52 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 52 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 52 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$15,409 / year
National
$12,239
74%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 53 responses
36%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 53 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 53 responses

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