Kennedale Independent School District

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Kennedale Independent School District
Location
Kennedale, Texas
United States of America
District information
TypePublic
MottoCommitted to Excellence
SuperintendentGary Dugger[1]
Governing agencyTexas Education Agency
District ID4825500[2]
Students and staff
Students3,134[3]
Teachers204.8[3]
Staff394.4[3]
Other information
Websitehttp://www.kennedaleisd.net

Kennedale Independent School District is a public school district based in Kennedale, Texas (USA).

In addition to Kennedale, the district serves small portions of Arlington and Fort Worth.

In 2016-2017, the school district was rated "exemplary" by the Texas Education Agency.[4]

Motto[edit]

Kennedale ISD's motto is "Committed to Excellence"[5]

Schools[edit]

Kennedale ISD has five schools - four in Kennedale and one (R.F. Patterson Elementary) in Arlington.

  • Kennedale High School (Grades 9-12)
  • Kennedale Junior High (Grades 7-8)
  • James A. Arthur Intermediate (Grades 5-6)
  • James F. Delaney Elementary (Grades PK-4)
  • R.F. Patterson Elementary (Grades K-4)

Students[edit]

Academics[edit]

STAAR - Percent at Level II Satisfactory Standard or Above (Sum of All Grades Tested)[3]
Subject Kennedale ISD Region 11 State of Texas
Reading 79% 76% 73%
Mathematics 80% 78% 76%
Writing 75% 72% 69%
Science 83% 81% 79%
Soc. Studies 83% 80% 77%
All Tests 80% 77% 75%

Students in Kennedale typically perform close to local region and state-wide averages on standardized tests. In 2015-2016 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) results, 80% of students in Kennedale ISD met Level II Satisfactory standards, compared with 77% in Region 11 and 75% in the state of Texas.[3] The average SAT score of the class of 2015 was 1413, and the average ACT score was 22.1.[3]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2015-2016 school year, the school district had a total of 3,134 students, ranging from pre-kindergarten through grade 12. The class of 2015 included 228 graduates; the annual drop-out rate across grades 9-12 was less than 1%.[3]

As of the 2015-2016 school year, the ethnic distribution of the school district was 48.7% White, 22.0% Hispanic, 20.7% African American, 4.0% Asian, 0.5% American Indian, 0.4% Pacific Islander, and 3.8% from two or more races. Economically disadvantaged students made up 39.9% of the student body.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kennedale ISD: Superintendent's Office
  2. ^ "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Kennedale Isd". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved January 16, 2017.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "2015-16 Texas Academic Performance Report, KENNEDALE ISD". Texas Education Agency. Retrieved January 5, 2017.
  4. ^ https://www.kennedaleisd.net/cms/lib/TX21000356/Centricity/Domain/2265/KISD%20HB5%202016-2017.pdf
  5. ^ "Kennedale ISD". Retrieved 31 October 2018.

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