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.

Summer Work Packets

Summer work for English, Mathematics and College Institute are now available for download! Find your classes:

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 

Summer School

Regional High School Summer School registration is now open. Letters are being sent home to parents of students who are recommended for summer school based on credits needed for graduation. The deadline to register for the first session is Wednesday, June 10th. Students recommended for or interested in attending summer school should schedule an appointment with their counselor to register and make payments. Parents wishing to pay with a credit or debit card will be able to pay online after 6:00 p.m. on the day that the school counselor has registered the student through June 10th for Session 1 (click for credit card payment instructions in ENGLISH and SPANISH). Please keep in mind that the student is not registered until payment is received.

You may download the Regional Summer School brochure in ENGLISH or SPANISH here, or visit the MCPS Regional Summer School website for more information or to download other materials, including full information in other languages. This year, summer school will be offered at Einstein High School, Blake High School, Gaithersburg High School, and Northwest High School. Transportation is NOT provided by MCPS for summer school; CLICK HERE for Metro bus and Ride-On routes to these schools; for information on Ride On’s Summer Youth Pass ($18 to ride all summer) and Youth Cruiser SmarTrip® card ($2) visit or call 311 (SmarTrip cards are also sold in the counseling office at Kennedy). 

Camp Cavalier! for Rising 7th and 8th Grade DCC Students

If you would like your student to go on the wait list, please email

This exciting program is based on the INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE approaches to teaching and learning. Featured topics will be:


  • IB Film/Graphic Novels
  • International Cooking
  • Hands-On Science Investigations
  • Basketball & Soccer Skills
  • Decision Making with the Montgomery County Police Department
  • Field Trip to the Newseum or the American Film Institute

COST: $75 Per Student (waivers are available for students & families who qualify), LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED
WHEN: June 22-26, 2015; 8:00–12:00
WHERE: Kennedy High School, 1901 Randolph Road, Silver Spring, MD
For more information, contact Kaleisha Wright, JFK Academy Coordinator, at 301-929-2100 or
You may download the Camp Cavalier flyer and the Camp Cavalier registration form.

Third Quarter Honor Roll and Principal's List

Congratulations to JFK students placing on the 3rd Quarter Honor Roll and Principal's List! 

To see the list of all honorees, click on the appropriate link.

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!