Our Mission
The staff, students, and parents or guardians of John F. Kennedy are committed to a safe and caring environment, one that promotes excellence and pride in self, school, and community.


We respect individual and cultural diversity as it promotes understanding of the humanity of all people. We expect all students to achieve their highest potential and encourage them to become responsible and productive members of society.

Kennedy students strive to Have a Purpose in all that they do, Be Thoughtful about how they treat others, Seek Understanding when making judgements, and strive to Get Invested in their education, their community, and the future.



Sacramento City Unified Schools Closed March 16 – May 1


Today, the Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE), with the full support of Sacramento County Public Health (SCPH),  announced plans for school closures of up to three weeks as part of the effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

In coordination with the Sacramento County Office of Education and other districts in the region, the Sacramento City Unified School District will close all schools starting Monday, March 16 – Friday, March 27.

John F. Kennedy Bulletin


March 13, 2020

John F. Kennedy Families & Community:

As many of you have already heard, all Sacramento City schools will be closed beginning Monday, March 16 through Friday, March 27. Full information is available here.

Please be aware that this closure includes all facilities, athletic, and extracurricular events. Regrettably, junior prom, scheduled for Saturday, March 21, is canceled. Our hope is to reschedule in the near future.

Should you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Student Announcements


March 12, 2020

  • Calling all artists! Join us for the 3rd Annual John F. Kennedy High School “Chalk the Walk” on Thursday March 19th after school! Compete as an individual or in a group of up to 4 people to create a winning chalk mural on the quad stage. You must sign up in advance and complete an entry form to participate. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 individuals and top 3 groups. Pick up an entry form from any VAPA teacher or in F-1. Entry forms are due by Wednesday, March 18th.