Academic Programs



 

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.

Camp Cavalier is Back for Summer 2019!

John F. Kennedy High School's Camp Cavalier is back this summer and open to all rising 7th and 8th graders in the Downcounty Consortium. Join us for this exciting summer program based on the International Baccalaureate approaches to teaching and learning. This year's theme is on Learner Profiles, emphasizing inquiry, thinking, open-mindedness, and balance. See below for basic information, and CLICK HERE for all the details! Contact Kevin Jefferson, Academy Coordinator, if you have questions.

WHERE: John F. Kennedy High School
WHEN: June 18-21, 2019, 8:00 a.m. to noon
COST: $65/student (financial assistance is available for students who qualify)

JFK OFFERINGS AT A GLANCE

DIPLOMA PROGRAMS
 
CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
 
SIGNATURE PROGRAM
 
ACADEMY PROGRAMS
 
COLLEGE-LEVEL COURSEWORK
 

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.