John F. Kennedy High School

422 Highland Ave, Waterbury, CT 06708 | (203) 574-8150
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,369
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School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 422 Highland Avenue, Waterbury, CT 06708
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Waterbury School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $13,973
  • Graduation Rate: 64.9%
  • Dropout Rate: 1.8%
  • Students Per Teacher: 13.8
  • Enrolled Students: 18,145

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,369
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 98.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 677 (49.5%)
  • Females: 692 (50.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 122 (8.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 822 (60.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 944 (69.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
John F. Kennedy High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.2%
Black30922.6%
Asian221.6%
Hispanic57441.9%
White46133.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For John F. Kennedy High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade39729.0%
10th Grade35626.0%
11th Grade30822.5%
12th Grade30822.5%
Source: CT Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that John F. Kennedy High School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on CAPT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing

CAPT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201046.5%41.1%78.8%
200958.6%49.1%78.4%
200855.2%48.3%79.7%
 
Reading Test
201068.3%61.1%82.9%
200978.6%67.0%81.8%
200860.1%57.2%82.7%
 
Science Test
201044.9%46.1%81.5%
200948.8%47.2%78.4%
200846.8%47.9%80.5%
 
Writing Test
201082.9%75.5%86.2%
200985.3%78.6%86.5%
200878.0%76.6%88.2%
 
Source: CT Department of Education 2009-2010

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