Best Public Schools in Saint Joseph, MN


The city of Saint Joseph, Minnesota is home to a single elementary school, Kennedy Community School, which serves grades PK-8 and has a total enrollment of 626 students. The school is part of the St. Cloud Public School District, which is ranked 329 out of 448 districts in Minnesota and has a 1-star rating from SchoolDigger.

Kennedy Community School has a diverse student population, with 59.27% White, 24.12% African American, 10.7% Hispanic, 0.32% Asian, 0.16% Native American, and 5.43% two or more races. The school's overall academic performance is mixed, with math and reading proficiency rates higher than the district average but lower than the state average. Science proficiency is also above the district average but below the state level. The school has a high percentage of students (52.88%) receiving free or reduced-price lunch, indicating a relatively high level of economic disadvantage among the student population.

While Kennedy Community School's performance is generally stronger than the district average, it falls short of the state averages in most subject areas and grade levels, suggesting room for improvement. The school's diverse student population and high rate of economic disadvantage may present both challenges and opportunities in terms of meeting the unique needs of its students. Notably, the school's performance in 6th-8th grade math and 8th grade science are areas that warrant closer examination and targeted interventions to support student achievement.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Minnesota Department of Education.

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