John F. Kennedy High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
2.4
Math Proficiency
2.3
Language Proficiency
2.5
Student/Teacher Ratio
10:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 2,058 Students
  • 201 Teachers

John F. Kennedy High School
61 127 PREAKNESS AVE
PATERSON, NJ 07522

Phone: (973) 321-0500

District: Paterson

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 6 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 93 percent. John F. Kennedy High School is 1 of 10 high schools in the Paterson.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to 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 2,058
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 93%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 75%
Full-Time Teachers 201

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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 Language 51%
Proficient in Math 26%
College Readiness Index 2.4

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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 10
Total Students 5,610
Proficient in Language (district average) 67%
Proficient in Math (district average) 36%
College Readiness (district average) 4.3

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

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