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.

End-of-Year Testing

HSA, MISA and PARCC testing will be administered the week of May 20th. During that week, we will operate on an adjusted bell schedule. Not all students are required to come to school in the morning. For full details, please read the letter from our principal, Dr. Joe Rubens, and click here to see the full schedule for the week.


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Safe Schools Maryland Hotline and Poster

Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 schedule of activities

Click here to learn more about mental health awareness.

Final Family Market of the Year

Saturday, May 18th, will be the final Kennedy Cluster Family Market for the current school year. Please see the event page for full details.

Important Senior Information

Please visit the Seniors page for important dates for 12th grade families.

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Senior Prom is Friday, May 10th, at 8:00 p.m., at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. Post Prom needs your support to be a successful event. Post Prom is 100% donation-funded, and cannot happen without your help. All donation amounts are needed! Please DONATE TODAY so the class of 2019 can have this safe, fun event to attend after Prom in May!

Please share this letter with family and friends to to broaden the web of support for this important event.

Cavalier Basketball Camp

Registration is open for Cavalier Basketball Camp—visit the Athletics page for full information!


Maryland Special Education Parent Involvement Survey

Please take five minutes to complete the Maryland Special Education Parent Involvement Survey. Tómese cinco minutos para completar la encuesta de participación de los padres en la educación especial de Maryland.

Register to Vote

Students who are at least 16 years old are eligible to register to vote. Voter registration forms are available in the counseling office, or may be downloaded from this site (Solicitud de Inscripción como Votante de Maryland en Español). For additional information, please visit the Maryland State Board of Elections voter registration page.


Notice From the Maryland State Department of Education:
Internet Essentials, Comcast’s low-cost home internet service, is a comprehensive, wrap-around program that provides low-cost internet services for $9.95 a month, the option to purchase an internet-ready computer for less than $150, and access to free digital literacy training in print, online, and in person. Any household eligible for the National School Lunch Program, as well as households that receive HUD housing assistance, may qualify for Internet Essentials. Please see the Internet Essentials website for additional details.

Internet Essentials, el servicio de Internet en el hogar a bajo costo de Comcast, es un programa integral y completo que proporciona servicios de Internet a bajo costo por $ 9.95 al mes, la opción de comprar una computadora con acceso a Internet por menos de $ 150, y acceso gratuito a Internet. Capacitación en alfabetización impresa, en línea y en persona. Cualquier hogar elegible para el Programa Nacional de Almuerzos Escolares, así como los hogares que reciben asistencia de vivienda de HUD, pueden calificar para Internet Essentials. Consulte el sitio web de Internet Essentials para obtener detalles adicionales.

Summer School 2019

Please visit our Summer School page for all current information.

High School Plus

Semester 2 High School Plus forms are now underway. Please see the High School Plus page for details.

Activity Buses

The Semester 2 activity bus schedule is now available.

Counselor Assignments for 2018-19

Please note that there were new counselor assignments for the 2018-19 school year. You may visit the Counseling Department page to learn more.


The 2018 Kennedy High School Voices literary magazine is now online for your viewing and reading enjoyment.