John F Kennedy High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
13.1
Math Proficiency
1.7
Reading Proficiency
2.3
Student/Teacher Ratio
20:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,197 Students
  • 61 Teachers

John F Kennedy High School
2855 SOUTH LAMAR ST
DENVER, CO 80227

Phone: (720) 423-4300

District: Denver Public Schools

Overview

At John F Kennedy High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at John F Kennedy High School is 24 percent. The student body makeup is 53 percent male and 47 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 82 percent. John F Kennedy High School is 1 of 30 high schools in the Denver Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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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 1,197
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 82%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 69%
Full-Time Teachers 61

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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 course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 48%
Proficient in Math 15%
College Readiness Index 13.1

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
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 30
Total Students 20,846
Proficient in Reading (district average) 45%
Proficient in Math (district average) 16%
College Readiness (district average) 30.5

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