John F. Kennedy High School

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6/10
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Reviews
22
Grades
9-12
Students
2,139
Type
Public
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Academics
6/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


English
51%
State avg: 48%
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Math
34%
State avg: 37%
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Science
48%
State avg: 50%
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7/10
College readiness
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A promising sign:

This school is above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
88%
State avg: 82%
Percent of graduates who meet UC/CSU entrance requirements
48%
State avg: 43%
Average SAT score
1456
State avg: 1473
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Equity
3/10
Equity overview

A worrisome sign:

This school is not serving students from the state's most disadvantaged communities as well as other schools in the state.


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Compare this rating to the overall GreatSchools Summary Rating. Is there a big gap? Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What’s the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
Students
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Asian
29%
Hispanic
27%
Black
21%
White
12%
Two or more races
5%
Filipino
3%
Pacific Islander
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
31 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Students per counselor
423 :1
State avg: 830 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
91%
State avg: 91%
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Neighborhood
6715 Gloria Drive
Sacramento, CA 95831
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Last modified: July 12, 2017
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