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John F. Kennedy Middle School

Public | 5-8 | 818 students

 

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Posted September 25, 2013

Kennedy Middle School is a very good school for every kind of learner! There are classes for Advanced Students (such as Geometry), English Learners, Special Needs and so on. Every student learns in this school. The principal is doing a fantastic job hiring and keeping quality staff that have a sincere love of teaching. Kennedy has many extracurricular activities including sports, art, dance, drama, and a fantastic instrumental music program that has received many awards.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 23, 2013

This school is the last remaining true "middle school" in this district. This school offers opportunities for students this age to interact with students from all over the district. The neighborhood is very watchful and welcoming to students attending this middle school. I am a home owner in the community and have sent my 3 students to this school and hope my grandchildren attend school here someday. I believe in neighborhood schools and passed up offers to send all 3 of my own students to North Star, so that they could walk to school and attend the middle school that my successful brother attended. It is a privilege to be in my second year at this hard working school! Parent and community involvement is key, as it is at all school campuses.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted September 22, 2013

Kennedy is a good 6-8 grade school with a fantastic music program, art and dance classes, and after-school sports and drama. There are many wonderful teachers, and a range of class levels from advanced to special education. The new principal is bringing the school much-deserved good attention for bringing test scores up and improving school spirit. Kennedy prepared my oldest child for high school (including AP classes). Check it out!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 5, 2013

As a parent I wanted to know why the same group of teachers are chosen for the Grand Canyon and DC trips. It isn't experience as they like to say because one year a new hottie was allowed to go over a more qualified outdoor environmentalist expert who wasn't attractive. Makes me wonder what is going on. Perhaps the new principal can break this cycle.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 12, 2012

I have had 2 children at this school. The teachers are dedicated and really care about the kids. The principal and vice principal have created a great learning environment and safety is not an issue. There are advanced classes as well as extra support classes available to best meet your child's learning needs. They also offer real PE, music, and art, unlike the K-8 schools. One of my children is now at a big comprehensive high school and feels well prepared by his experience at Kennedy Middle School. The school gets a bad rap in the community but it is not at all deserved. The majority of parents I know think Kennedy was a great place to send their child for middle school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 30, 2012

oh whoops wrong school with same name... D: I go the the John F. Kennedy Middle School in Cupertino. please ignore that; I don't have actual experience at this particular school.. sorry


Posted March 9, 2012

Please call the school office at 650.365.4611. Your daughter will be helped immediately. No student should be bullied and it will not be tolerated at Kennedy.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted March 8, 2012

WORST SCHOOL! The principal is a joke! My daughter has been bullied twice by the same girl. I have had meetings with the principal and they will not do anything about it! I want to go to the media and I plan to post and hand out flyers to get a response from other parents. Don't these morons watch the NEWS?! Do they want to end up on the news? Terrible, terrible job! I don't know how the Principal sleeps at night!


Posted August 22, 2011

I am so happy my son is now a Freshman and out of there. If I had to choose a middle school all over again, he certainly would not have gone there. They do call the cops for every little thing. Just ridiculous. Good ridden Mr. Sedar. Now they need to get rid of Ms. Vance. Some teachers just don't have the passion anymore. They are more interested in discipline then teaching.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 27, 2011

The administration should ask the police to patrol this school continually. The liberal teachers are not at all qualified, and are protected the unions that are directly responsible for the dumbing down of our students. These liberal teachers fight the administration and support the students who believe anything goes. The teachers bend to a society that thinks that anything goes, and they think that they are supposed to support the students illegal behavior while slandering the administration. Change the name of the school because all of the students know the story of JFK's escapades, and are apparently using him as their role model


Posted June 2, 2011

The teachers really care about the students but get no support from the administration. It's time for a change - from the top down.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 2, 2011

I am not happy with this school. The principal and vice principal call the police on students EVERYday. The staff and administration are awful. "Waiting for Superman" begins here. The teachers are so overwhelmed they are not interested in teaching and helping.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 14, 2009

I graduated from john f kennedy middle schol in 2005. i had great teachers and some of my best memories are from that school
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 1, 2009

hi so father is a teacher at Kennedy and this was my last year at Kennedy. Kennedy had so many different activities and so many choices for a kid. safety is not a problem at all, all kids of campus are always safe i have never heard of any safety issues in the many years my father has been there. it has classes for every level of students, the administration is amazing! each student develop a bound with a few staff members who can advocate for them!


Posted June 10, 2009

My daughter graduates this year with honors from this school, we are so happy with the administration and teachers of the school and the family community center its great.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 25, 2008

My sister loves Kennedy she is so happy with it. She says that her science teacher, Mrs.Grant, is the best teacher she ever had. she changed the way my sister looked at science, she made it funner. At Kennedy the teachers are supportive and helpful. If you are looking for a middle school I recommend Kennedy.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 22, 2008

My child is in 6th grade at Kennedy. The teachers are very involved and deeply care about every students' sucess. The administration is also very involved and good role models for the kids. (Also very much involved with every student being successful.)
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 7, 2007

This is my daughters first year, and I have to admit that I was 'scared to send her here'. I even had her enrolled into a K-8th school and she was excepted. I took a tour of the school that everyone says is so great. Sorry, I didn't see it. Kennedy offered so much more than the K-8th schools could. The principle of Kennedy personally called me and talked to me on the phone for over a half hour answering any concerns I had. My daughter is learning and excelling here more than I could ever imagine. She feels safe, and I have no doubt her education here will give her a great start at a great future. My son will definitaly be attending here as well in two years. I have done the comparisons personally (all schools in the district), Kennedy is the one.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 16, 2006

This is my daughter's second year at Kennedy, and we have been very pleased with the experience so far. Academically, she has been challenged. The science lab rivals anything at the high school level, and my daugher has found science to be her new favorite subject. In P.E. she loves the square and ballroom dancing and the new rock climbing wall. She was thrilled to be in the cast of the school play, and has also done after school sports. The principal truly cares about the students, and the teachers are dedicated. I have heard elementary school parents express concern about the size and demographics of the school, and about their child being safe. My daughter has never felt unsafe and we have not felt her safety to be a concern. Middle school is an age of adjustment - Kennedy offers a support network to help the kids and their families.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 17, 2006

This is a great school. My kids love it!
—Submitted by a parent


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This school's
API score

745

Change from
2012 to 2013

-16

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

4 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

5 / 10


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745

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The Academic Performance Index (API) is a single number assigned to each school by the California Department of Education to measure overall school performance and improvement over time on statewide testing. The API ranges from 200 and 1000, with 800 as the state goal for all schools.
Change from
2012 to 2013

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Change from 2012 to 2013
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API Statewide Rank (2012)
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The API Similar Schools Rank ranges from 1 to 10. It shows how the school compares to other schools with similar student demographic profiles. The California Department of Education uses parent education level, poverty level, student ethnicity and other data to identify similar schools.
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In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

188 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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45%

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Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

194 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 86% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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94%

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75%

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52%

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96%
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

242 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

211 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 50% in 2013.

186 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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47%

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41%
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

270 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

The state average for General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards) was 31% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 85% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative

The state average for History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative was 52% in 2013.

297 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

274 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

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About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

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Males36%
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Economically disadvantaged34%
Non-economically disadvantaged76%
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Students with no reported disability42%
English learner6%
Fluent-English proficient and English only61%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented88%
Parent education - not a high school graduate32%
Parent education - high school graduate35%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)60%
Parent education - college graduate67%
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Math

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Males33%
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White (not Hispanic)67%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Non-economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disability36%
Students with no reported disability35%
English learner9%
Fluent-English proficient and English only49%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented81%
Parent education - not a high school graduate31%
Parent education - high school graduate25%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)45%
Parent education - college graduate58%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

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Males94%
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English Language Arts

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Females53%
Males54%
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Hispanic or Latino47%
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Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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White (not Hispanic)83%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Non-economically disadvantaged77%
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Students with no reported disability53%
English learner11%
Fluent-English proficient and English only66%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate41%
Parent education - high school graduate47%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)50%
Parent education - college graduate78%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate91%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

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Males47%
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Hispanic or Latino42%
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Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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White (not Hispanic)71%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Non-economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability46%
English learner20%
Fluent-English proficient and English only55%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate33%
Parent education - high school graduate50%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)47%
Parent education - college graduate65%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate91%
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

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Males29%
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Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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White (not Hispanic)29%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Non-economically disadvantaged34%
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Students with no reported disability33%
English learner7%
Fluent-English proficient and English only36%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate34%
Parent education - high school graduate27%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)30%
Parent education - college graduate53%
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English Language Arts

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Males49%
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White (not Hispanic)59%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Non-economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disability25%
Students with no reported disability52%
English learner7%
Fluent-English proficient and English only63%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented93%
Parent education - not a high school graduate39%
Parent education - high school graduate58%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)46%
Parent education - college graduate70%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate85%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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Geometry

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Non-economically disadvantaged71%
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Parent education - declined to staten/a

History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative

All Students39%
Females41%
Males37%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino35%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)55%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Non-economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disability8%
Students with no reported disability44%
English learner4%
Fluent-English proficient and English only50%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented93%
Parent education - not a high school graduate28%
Parent education - high school graduate36%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)37%
Parent education - college graduate70%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate67%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students55%
Females56%
Males53%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino52%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)69%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Non-economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disability22%
Students with no reported disability57%
English learner11%
Fluent-English proficient and English only67%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented93%
Parent education - not a high school graduate39%
Parent education - high school graduate54%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)63%
Parent education - college graduate79%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate85%
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 74% 51%
White 15% 27%
Asian 4% 11%
Black 4% 7%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 2% 1%
Two or more races 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 72%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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2521 Goodwin Avenue
Redwood City, CA 93239
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