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School leader:  Jason Kline
4545 Wenig Rd Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

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(319) 558-2251
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"Our school is known for its arts, scholastic, atheltics, and academic programs."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    None
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Graphics, Band, Choir / Chorus...
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin, French, German, Japanese, Spanish
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Recent Reviews


Overall:
Submitted by a student · June 21, 2011
Kennedy is a good school but they lack an engineering program. Kennedy's partner school Jefferson has an amazing engineering program that offers a bunch of college credit. Kennedy needs to beef up there engineering program to get a better score... more

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Submitted by a student · May 30, 2008
Has a EXCELLENT music program. Happiness Inc, the varsity show choir, was ranked in the top 30 show choirs in the nation and has consitently, except for one expection, made finals at every compition. The marching band is the 2nd best in the metro... more

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Submitted by a parent · September 16, 2007
JFK is an awesome high school and the teachers go above and beyond what is expected. I have 2 children who really enjoy school. There is an excellent communication between teacher/student and teacher/parents.

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Submitted by a student · September 27, 2006
I am a 2006 Kennedy graduate and I think that the level of academics at Kennedy is amazing, as well as the reliability and knowledge the staff holds. Kennedy has an enormous performing arts department with choir, show choir, orchestra, symphony... more

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Kennedy is one of the top performing schools in the country! It truly is what high school ought to be!

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Last modified: September 2, 2016
Last modified John F Kennedy High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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