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.

Kennedy High School Educator Named MCPS Teacher of the Year


Mike Williams nominated for Maryland State 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.

Homecoming Ticket Sales

Homecoming tickets will not be sold at the door

Tickets will be sold during lunch every day this week.

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High School Plus Registration Open

Registration for the fall 2016 session of High School Plus is now open. Hard copy registration forms are available in the Counseling office, or may be downloaded on the website. Please refer to the High School Plus page for more information.

El inscripción para los clases de High School Plus de este otoño es abierto. Los formularios de inscripción son en la Oficina de Consejería. Por favor, leer la pagina de High School Plus para mas información.

ACES Registration Now Open

The ACES Program at Montgomery College offers a personalized, seamless educational pathway from high school to college completion, helping prepare high school students for learning and life. Please visit our ACES page for more information!

Back to School Packet

For information on requirements for fall sports including forms and team schedules, visit the Athletics page of our website.

Class of 2017 Senior Portraits

Senior portraits took place on July 7th and 8th in the JFK auditorium. If you missed your appointment and need to schedule another one, or if you have questions, please call Rob Riddle at Victor O’Neill Studios at 703-532-0013.

Senior Information

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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!