John F. Kennedy High School is an IB World School delivering academic excellence through high quality programs. As part of the Downcounty Consortium, JFK offers two degree programs, one certificate program, one signature program, five academy programs (including the new Teacher Academy of Maryland starting fall 2018!), and three options to earn college-level credits. For more information about our academic programming, contact Kevin Jefferson, Academy Coordinator.
JFK OFFERINGS AT A GLANCE
Many programs are available at JFK to help students experience academic success. The ACES program creates a seamless pathway from high school to college completion. ACES provides academic coaches to targeted high school students in ten MCPS high schools, at all three Montgomery College campuses, and at the Universities at Shady Grove. The coaches provide both academic and student support, using a case management approach. For a comprehensive list of our academic support programs, click here.