PROFICIENCY 42% 12% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
41%Pell City
41%Pell City
37%Alabama

Walter M Kennedy School is a school servicing grades KG to 4 and is located in the district of "Pell City" in Pell City, AL. There are a total of 461 students and 27 teachers at Walter M Kennedy School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 240 free lunch students and 24 reduced lunch students.

Walter M Kennedy School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 42.0%, which is 12% higher than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students461
Teachers27
Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch240
Reduced lunch24

 

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 Walter M Kennedy School, 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

GradeProficiency
All45-49%
355-59%
435-39%
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All35-39%
335-39%
430-34%
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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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Walter M Kennedy School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
Caucasian 75.8% 82.3% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 18.0% 12.4% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.4% 0.8% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.5% 2.0% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 0.3% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.4% 2.2% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Williams Intermediate School40%0.6Pell City, AL
Duran South33%1.3Pell City, AL
Coosa Valley Elementary School57%1.6Pell City, AL
Duran Jr High School34%1.9Pell City, AL
Rise Academy30%2.0Pell City, AL
Pell City High School41%2.0Pell City, AL
Iola Roberts Elementary School42%2.5Pell City, AL
Eden Elementary School47%3.1Pell City, AL
Odenville Middle School40%10.7Odenville, AL
Odenville Intermediate34%10.8Odenville, AL
Lincoln High School35%11.2Lincoln, AL
Charles R Drew Middle School36%11.4Lincoln, AL

Pell City demographics profile

StatisticPell CityAlabamaNational
Population13,4894,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)5429291
Median age39.538.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%57%55%
Speak English97%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%

Education level achieved in Pell City

IndexPell CityAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade78.9%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school78.3%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college54.8%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.1%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.2%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.2%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Walter M Kennedy School 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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