Kennedy High School an IB World School International Baccalaureate World School

The International Baccalaureate Program is a small learning community that provides highly motivated students an opportunity to pursue a rigorous, comprehensive curriculum based on a global perspective.

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Kennedy High School Educator Named MCPS Teacher of the Year


Kennedy High School is extremely proud of Social Studies Resource Teacher Michael Williams, who was named the 2016-17 MCPS Teacher of the Year. At the 14th annual Champions for Children Awards Celebration, an event honoring excellence in education, MCPS Board of Education President Michael Durso described Mr. Williams as "the embodiment of our “Inspiring Excellence” theme...He inspires his students to challenge expectations and tackle obstacles to their success. He is an educator, role model, and mentor. I congratulate Mr. Williams and all of our awardees tonight.” Congratulations, Mike Williams! Click here to read more about the award and the event.

Summer Workshops for Students

The JFK College and Career Center will host workshops for students and families related to college and career planning this summer. Please visit the College and Career Center page for full details!

2016 Camp Cavalier!


This year's Camp Cavalier will highlight the Broadcast Journalism and Communications Academy!

WHO: Rising 7th and 8th graders in DCC middle schools
WHEN: June 21-24, 2016, from 8:00-12:00

Please click here for full information and to download the registration form. Questions? Email Kaleisha Wright, Academy Coordinator, or call 240-740-0100.

Senior Information

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Councilmember for a Day Challenge

Learn what's it's like to be a member of the Montgomery County Council by winning a day of unfiltered access to Councilmember Craig Rice. Apply for the Councilmember for a Day Challenge with a written essay or a YouTube video. This experience would be a great addition to any college resume. Deadline to apply is June 15, 2016. Click here for more information.

2016 Summer School

Kennedy High School is happy to have been selected as one of the sites for Summer School 2016. Multilingual information is available in the counseling office or on the MCPS website.


Did you know that for as little as $10, you can provide a student with a backpack filled with school supplies, or consider donating at the following giving levels to reach more students? GIVE BACKpacks accepts donations in any amount, and contributions are tax deductible. For more information about this program, visit the MCPS GIVE BACKpacks page or contact Donniel Gamble, the JFK GIVE BACKpacks contact.

JFK Voices Literary Magazine

John F. Kennedy High School is proud of all the artists and authors who have contributed to each issue of our literary magazine. The 2014 and 2015 are available here:
2015 Kennedy Voices online
2014 Kennedy Voices online
2014 Kennedy Voices for download

Information for Students and Families

USNewsJohn F. Kennedy High School U.S. News & World Report 2014 Best High School

Kennedy High School makes national list of high school excellence!