Academy Programs

John F. Kennedy High School is an International Baccalaureate World School that delivers academic excellence through a variety of high-quality educational programs. The Academies are smaller learning communities that are designed to help students prepare for higher education and explore possible career pathways and allow students to focus on community, diversity, and hands-on learning. In addition to our two Application-based programs (IB and LTI), we offer 5 academy programs to all Kennedy Students: Broadcast Journalism & Communication, Business Administration & Management, Healthcare Professions, NJROTC, and Teacher Academy of Maryland, in addition to a robust internship program. Click on the links below to learn more or to contact the program representatives directly. 

Academy Programs & Leaders

Academy Name   Academy Coordinator Broadcast Journalism & Communications Business Administration & Management Healthcare Professions IB Diploma  Leadership Training Institute (LTI)

Regional IB 

NJROTC Teacher Academy of Maryland
Lead Teacher
Katherine Beckett Deborah Wischmann Romaine Summers

Bryn Blanchard

James Hoffman

Slater Knowles

Kia Davis Kevin Mendez Erin Radebe Lawrence Bateman Cynthia Sommerville