Kennedale Independent School District

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Kennedale Independent School District
Location
Kennedale, Texas
United States of America
District information
Type Public
Motto Committed to Excellence
Superintendent Gary Dugger[1]
Governing agency Texas Education Agency
District ID 4825500[2]
Students and staff
Students 3,134[3]
Teachers 204.8[3]
Staff 394.4[3]
Other information
Website http://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 2009 and 2010, the school district was rated "recognized" 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]

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