Kennedy High School

6325 West 56th St, Chicago, IL 60638 | (773) 535-2325
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,671
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 6325 W 56th St, Chicago, IL 60638
  • Principal or Admin: James A Gorecki
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $10,392
  • Graduation Rate: 63.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 16.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.8
  • Enrolled Students: 406,068

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,671
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 105.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 823 (49.3%)
  • Females: 848 (50.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 272 (16.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,062 (63.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,334 (79.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Kennedy High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.2%
Black1639.8%
Asian171.0%
Hispanic93355.8%
White55533.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Kennedy High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade40524.2%
10th Grade46327.7%
11th Grade41124.6%
12th Grade39223.5%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
82.4%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Graduation Rate
School:
72.0%
District:
71.8%
State:
87.8%
Dropout Rate
School:
16.0%
District:
12.8%
State:
3.8%
Teacher Credentials (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Emergency or Provisional Credentials
School:
1.0%
District:
1.2%
State:
0.5%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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