John F. Kennedy Catholic High School

As an archdiocesan high school our mission is to provide a quality Catholic education to each of our students.
We are dedicated to educating the whole person, and inspiring a life-long commitment to learning and service.
Our Catholic School community fosters the faith development of young people by providing effective religious education, prayer and worship opportunities, retreats and service programs.
Students best learn Christ-centered truths and values when the entire curriculum and life of the school models and promotes those truths and values.
We provide a rich and rigorous academic program which enables students to become confident, self-directed, life-long learners with a love for Christ.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 836 students
  • Acceptance rate: 86%
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 6 / rolling

Top Rankings

John F. Kennedy Catholic High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1966
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
836 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
34%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
John F. Kennedy Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
66 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
86%
Average Class Size
19 students
Number of AP Courses
8 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Calculus, AP English 3 Lit and Composition, AP Latin Vergil Exam Available, AP Physics, AP Statistics, AP US History
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 6 / rolling
% on Financial Aid
44%
Acceptance Rate
86%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Ms. Wendy Byrd

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School Notes

  • Kennedy Catholic High School offers a comprehensive college preparatory curriculum that meets the diverse learning needs of all students. Our school program includes University partnership courses, Aquinas Honors courses, AP program courses, the Mother Theresa program for students with learning differences and English as a Foreign Language for international students. It is the mission of Kennedy Catholic to graduate leaders following Christ in a school community that is accessible, diverse and committed to pursuing the fullest potential of every student.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 836 students
  • Acceptance rate: 86%
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 6 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Seattle, WA is $18,945 for elementary schools and $22,328 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Seattle, WA is 73% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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