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

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John F. Kennedy High School is an above average, public school located in Sacramento, CA. It has 2,184 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 23 to 1. According to state test scores, 29% of students are at least proficient in math and 50% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
50%
Percent Proficient - Math
29%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1150
323 responses
Average ACT
25
80 responses
AP Enrollment
28%

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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 C minus
Median Household Income
$75,236
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,381
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$443,804
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
77%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 52 responses
Poll
69%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 52 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 210 responses
  • Food Fair
    20%
  • Rally
    15%
  • Sports Games
    15%
  • Spirit Week
    13%
  • Every 15 Minutes Assembly
    10%
  • Dances
    10%
  • CKM vs JFK Football Game
    9%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,184
Free or Reduced Lunch
60%
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 57 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 57 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 57 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
23:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$78,683
Teachers in First/Second Year
14.4%
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 73 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 73 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 73 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$13,660 / year
National
$12,239
89%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 73 responses
51%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 73 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 73 responses

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