PROFICIENCY 33% 15% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
33%Hanford Elementary

John F. Kennedy Junior High is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "Hanford Elementary" in Hanford, CA. There are a total of 544 students and 25 teachers at John F. Kennedy Junior High, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 408 free lunch students and 61 reduced lunch students.

John F. Kennedy Junior High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 32.5%, which is 15% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch408
Reduced lunch61


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At John F. Kennedy Junior High, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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John F. Kennedy Junior High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 17.2% 17.8% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 9.3% 5.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.8% 2.4% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 71.6% 71.8% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 0.6% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.4% 1.8% 3.1% 3.1%

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Hanford demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,24723291
Median age31.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%52%55%
Speak English65%56%79%
Speak Spanish29%29%13%

Education level achieved in Hanford

Completed 8th grade81.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school80.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college56.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The John F. Kennedy Junior High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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