School Details

John F. Kennedy Elementary School

100 Dedham St, Canton, MA 02021
(781) 821-5080
10

(out of 10)

Public Grades 1-5 & ungraded 417 students 14 students/teacher (MA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

84%
73%
57%
89%
79%
67%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math, and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Canton School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

75%
73%
53%
70%
66%
52%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math, and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Canton School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

93%
84%
65%
93%
84%
61%
88%
70%
51%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math, and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Canton School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

John F. Kennedy Elementary School is a public elementary school in Canton. The principal of John F. Kennedy Elementary School is Jennifer Henderson. 417 children attend John F. Kennedy Elementary School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Asian; and Black, non-Hispanic. 9% of the 417 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at John F. Kennedy Elementary School is 14:1. Lt Peter M Hansen is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 80% 77%
Asian 8% %
Black, non-Hispanic 4% 9%
Multiracial 4% 4%
Hispanic 2% 3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 11% 8%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 9% 13%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    This is a great school. I am amazed how systematically they teach tough topics/math to children. My daughter who is in the first grade could read 3rd grade books and ready to learn division. I am glad that I am in this school district.

  • (4 years ago)

    It's a great environment to learn.

  • (7 years ago)

    My daughter is in grade 5 at this school and the teachers are great.

  • (9 years ago)

    My son went to this school for K-5. I rate this school very poor. I thought the teachers were awful. They love labeling a child. Not recommended.Since leaving this school and going private my son has blossomed. shame on the JFK

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