Grades are out and Kennedale did well with a top grade within reach

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The Texas Education Agency has released it official report card for public school districts across the state and Kennedale has circled in on a B+ rating (88). While it is not an A, it is within a hair?s breathe. (Note: the plus (+) sign was added by the Kennedale News and not one used by TEA). {{more: continue ?}} An ?A? is 90 and above while a B is 80 to 89.
This is a move up from last year when KISD scored an 84 out of 100.
Kennedale scored a B in each of the three major categories used in the evaluation ? Student Achievement (87), School Progress (89) and Closing the Gap (86) making it an 88 overall.
Student Achievement is a measure of how much the students know and are able to do at the end of the year. School Progress is a measurement of how a student over time and how that growth compares to similar schools. Closing the Gap compares how different groups of populations of students in a district are performing.?
Subcategories …?

Overall Kennedale scored a 92 in College, Career and Military Readiness under Student Achievement and scored a 100 in both English Language Proficiency and Student Achievement in the category of Closing the GAPS.?
By campus ?
  • Kennedale High School received an overall 89 (B) with an 88 for overall student achievement and a 90 (A) for school progress. KHS earned six distinctions* of seven possible in ELA/Reading, Mathematics, Social Studies, Comparative Academic Growth, Postsecondary Readiness and Comparative Closing the Gaps. Distinction designations are awarded in recognition of outstanding achievement in specific areas.
  • Kennedale Junior High received an overall 82 (B) with a student achievement grade of 78 (C) and a school progress grade of 83 (B). KJHS earned one distinction out of seven out for Science.?
  • James Arthur Intermediate earned an overall grade of 83 (B) with a student achievement score of 84 (B) and a school progress rating of 82 (B).
  • James Delaney Elementary earned an overall grade of 87 with a student achievement score of 88 and a student progress rating of 84. Delaney earned 4 of 4 possible distinctions in ELA/Reading, Mathematics, Postsecondary Readiness and Comparative Closings the Gaps.
  • R F Patterson Elementary earned an overall score of 76 (C) with a student achievement score of 75 and a school progress rating of 74. Patterson earned one of four possible distinction in Comparative Closings the Gaps.
Monies received per student ?
In overall monies received per student, Kennedale ranked just below average for school districts in similar category (peer). The average was $11,742 per student while Kennedale was $11,675. The low was $7,997 and the high was $19,027 in this peer group.
A+ financial rating …

The district also received a A (98 out 100) in the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST).

How other area districts rate overall ?

  • 97 (A) – Carroll
  • 95 (A) ? Aledo, Argyle
  • 90 (A) ? Mansfield, Stephenville
  • 89 (B) ? Birdville, Keller, Midlothian
  • 88 (B) ? Kennedale, Azle, Eagle Mountain Saginaw
  • 86 (B) ? Arlington, Decatur
  • 85 (B) ? Burleson
  • 84 (B) ? Alvarado, Mineral Wells
  • 83 (B) ? Castleberry, Crowley
  • 82 (B) ? Venus, Weatherford
  • 81 (B) ? Springtown
  • 80 (B) ? Everman
  • 79 (C) ? Fort Worth
  • 77 (C) ? Godley
  • 70 (C) ? Lake Worth?


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