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John F. Kennedy High
6715 Gloria Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95831

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  • School Type: High School
  • District: Sacramento City Unified
  • Ranking compared to similar schools: 4
  • Achieved API growth target: No
  • Teachers with Full Credentials: 99%
  • Teachers with Emergency Credentials: 1%
  • School Schedule: Standard
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Core Academic Courses: 27
Demographic Information:
  • GATE students: 22%
  • English learners: 13%
  • Reclassified as English proficient: 22%
  • Migrant education program participants: 0%
  • Eligible for free/reduced price lunch: 52%
  • Special education within past two years: 12%
Parent's Education:
  • Overall Average Education4: 2.87

  • Testing Issues (flags):
    A security breach involving social media exposure of 2012-13 test material for the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program and/or the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE) has been confirmed at this school site. This school is not eligible for state or federal award recognition during the 2013-14 school year.

(based on the 94% who responded)
Graduate School
College Graduate
Some College
High School
Not a High School

State Rank: 5 out of 101
API Score:
Student Ethnicity:
African American
Two or More
Pacific Islander
American Indian

Median Home Price (Zindex) for zip code 95831:

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  1. The State Rank is determined by a school's API Score in comparison to all other schools in California. (1 is the worst, 10 is the best). An equal number of schools occupy each rank. * This rank comes from the 2013 California Academic Performance Index (API) Growth report.
  2. The API Score is a number between 200 and 1000 that reflects a school's performance on statewide student assessments administered in 2013.
  3. Alternative Schools receive APIs but do not receive ranks
  4. Parent Education is the average of all responses where "1" represents "Not a high school graduate" and "5" represents "Graduate school."
  5. More information: 2012-13 Academic Performance Index Reports Information Guide (PDF; 629KB; 65pp.)