John F. Kennedy High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,107
College Readiness Index
32.8
Academic Performance Index
860
Student/Teacher Ratio
31:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 2,425 Students
  • 79 Teachers

John F. Kennedy High School
8281 WALKER ST
LA PALMA, CA 90623

Phone: (714) 220-4101

District: Anaheim Union High

Overview

John F. Kennedy High School is ranked 238th within California. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at John F. Kennedy High School is 38 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 77 percent. John F. Kennedy High School is 1 of 12 high schools in the Anaheim Union High.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1107
State Rank
#238

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 2,425
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 77%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) N/A
Full-Time Teachers 79

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level coursework (AP®/IB exams).

Academic Performance Index Evaluation Achieves CA goal
College Readiness Index 32.8

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 12
Total Students 22,569
Academic Performance Index Evaluation Does not achieve CA goal
College Readiness (district average) 30.5

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Nearby Schools

John F. Kennedy High School is 1 of 12 schools in the Anaheim Union High.

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