John F. Kennedy High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#708
College Readiness Index
41.4
Math Proficiency
3.3
Reading Proficiency
3.1
Student/Teacher Ratio
17:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,767 Students
  • 105 Teachers

John F. Kennedy High School
4545 WENIG RD NE
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA 52402

Phone: (319) 558-2251

District: Cedar Rapids Community School District

Overview

John F. Kennedy High School is ranked 1st within Iowa. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at John F. Kennedy High School is 53 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 15 percent. John F. Kennedy High School is 1 of 3 high schools in the Cedar Rapids Community School District.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#708
State Rank
#1

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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 1,767
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 15%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 25%
Full-Time Teachers 105

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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 91%
Proficient in Math 90%
College Readiness Index 41.4

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Mid-size City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

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

Total Schools 3
Total Students 4,694
Proficient in Reading (district average) 85%
Proficient in Math (district average) 85%
College Readiness (district average) 32.1

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Nearby Schools

John F. Kennedy High School is 1 of 3 schools in the Cedar Rapids Community School District.

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