John F. Kennedy High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
8281 Walker St.
La Palma, CA 90623
Phone
(714) 220-4101
District
ANAHEIM UNION HIGH
County
ORANGE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
2457
Classroom Teachers
84

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

8

(10 is best)

Better than 79.5% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

John F. Kennedy High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 54 43
Proficiency in Reading 70 55
Proficiency in Math 37 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 29.24
AVG FOR DISTRICT 26.04
AVG FOR STATE 23.37
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 575 23.4%
Grade 10 661 26.9%
Grade 11 601 24.5%
Grade 12 620 25.2%
Total 2457 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 18.5% 10.5% 25.0%
Black 4.0% 2.4% 5.9%
Hispanic 40.9% 68.4% 56.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 36.0% 17.6% 12.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 1.0% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 45.8% 67.0% 57.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 34.4% 55.3% 48.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.4% 11.7% 9.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 397,930 39,536,653
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 9,889.0 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.6% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.0% 19.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 37.2% 35.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.1% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 11.1% 13.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 111,235 12,888,128
Single Parent Households With Children 14.0% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 76.3% 82.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 23.9% 32.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 11.9% 17.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.5% 15.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.3% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.4% 16.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.0% 15.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.4% 12.6%
$15,000 or less 9.4% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,426 $232,084,778 58.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $22,377,148 5.6%
Staff $264 $8,250,792 2.1%
General Administration $38 $1,187,614 0.3%
School Administration $655 $20,470,715 5.1%
Operation $1,127 $35,222,131 8.8%
Transportation $261 $8,157,033 2.0%
Other $537 $16,782,861 4.2%
Total Support $3,596 $112,385,788 28.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,780 $55,630,340 13.9%
Total Expenditures $12,802 $400,100,906 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,754 $42,072,563,139 50.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $660 $4,109,759,938 4.9%
Staff $678 $4,223,588,529 5.0%
General Administration $131 $816,243,878 1.0%
School Administration $745 $4,643,247,838 5.5%
Operation $1,069 $6,656,800,206 7.9%
Transportation $248 $1,545,160,414 1.8%
Other $590 $3,675,538,573 4.4%
Total Support $4,121 $25,669,582,774 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,646 $16,479,764,511 19.6%
Total Expenditures $13,521 $84,221,660,396 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%