John F. Kennedy Catholic High School

Tel: (206)246-0500
  • 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.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of College Admissions Counselors
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1966

Student Body

Total Students836 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
48%
State avg.: 27%
Students by GradeJohn F. Kennedy Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
86%
Average Class Size19 students
Number of AP Courses5 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Calculus, AP English 3 Lit and Composition, AP Latin Vergil Exam Available, AP Physics, AP Statistics, AP US History,
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(http://www.kennedyhs.org/document.doc?id=3805)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 9
% on Financial Aid
28%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,500
Acceptance Rate
86%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMs. Lori Roedell
Admissions AssociateMs. Clare Spano

Sports

Total Sports Offered17 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Drill Team, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DivingDrill Team,
FootballGolf,
GymnasticsLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

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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