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

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John F. Kennedy High School is an above average, public school located in Granada Hills, CA. It has 2,349 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 24 to 1. According to state test scores, 23% of students are at least proficient in math and 57% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
57%
Percent Proficient - Math
23%
Average Graduation Rate
93%
Average SAT
1070
328 responses
Average ACT
22
42 responses
AP Enrollment
20%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade D
Median Household Income
$62,142
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,450
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$636,900
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
76%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 29 responses
Poll
79%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 29 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 94 responses
  • Football Games
    23%
  • Chalk fest
    18%
  • School Dances'
    14%
  • Pep rallies, movie nights, cougar talks
    10%
  • Basketball Games
    9%
  • Homecoming
    6%
  • Prom, Powder Puff
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,349
Free or Reduced Lunch
75%
66%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 35 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 35 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 35 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
24:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$90,556
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.6%
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 38 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 38 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 38 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$15,506 / year
National
$12,239
86%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 44 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 44 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 44 responses

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