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Kennedy Catholic High School
  • Private, Catholic
  • Burien, WA

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Sports
    grade A

About

140 S 140th St
Burien, WA 98168
About Kennedy Catholic High School...

Applying

Application Deadline
January 8
Application Fee
$35
Interview Required
No
Required/Recommended Tests
HSPT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$17,100
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
45%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From Kennedy Catholic High School

Founded in 1968, Kennedy Catholic is a co-ed, college preparatory high school located in the thriving community of Burien near I-5, SR 99 and WA 509. Central to our mission is a commitment to developing the fullest potential of every student in learning, faith, and leadership.

Lancers have access to an unparalleled learning environment: state-of-the-art science and library facilities, technology, service learning and retreat opportunities, award-winning fine and performing arts, competitive athletics, and diverse extracurricular activities. Come see for yourself. Schedule a visit today!

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Kennedy Catholic High School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1190
173 responses
Average ACT
27
41 responses

Office of International Education

We welcome students from around the world. Professional advisors provide personalized guidance in multiple languages from before students leave home through graduation. Our entire student body benefits from the gift of cultural diversity within our own community. International students have been part of the Lancer family since 1985, and graduates go on to attend elite colleges and universities.

Culture & Safety

Poll
82%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 17 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 17 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 66 responses
  • Spirit Week
    26%
  • Basketball Games
    15%
  • Football Games
    15%
  • ASB
    14%
  • School Dances
    8%
  • Band concerts and parades
    6%
  • Cross country meets
    6%

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Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
852
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 23 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 23 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 23 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
10:1
National
17:1
Poll
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 28 responses
Poll
96%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 28 responses
Poll
93%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 28 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
79%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 14 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 14 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 14 responses

Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$67,402
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,268
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$380,300
National
$217,500

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