John F. Kennedy
High School

John F. Kennedy

Contact: (916) 395-5090

Grades: 9-12

Mascot: Cougar

School colors: Green and gold

Uniform: No uniform required

Special programs: Program in America and California Explorations (PACE); Criminal Justice Academy; U.S. Marine Corps Junior ROTC, Manufacturing and Design, Culinary

Sports: Baseball, basketball, football, golf, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, tennis, track and field, volleyball, water polo, wrestling, softball. For more information on Kennedy sports, click here.

Signature field trips: All 9th grade students attend college tour to CSUS and all 11th grade students attend college tour to UCD.  Additional college tours are taken by specialized programs and clubs.  PACE, ROTC and Criminal Justice Programs have specialized field trips specific to their programs.

Clubs: JFK students enjoy more than 30 clubs, including Robotics.

Recognized by the state as a 2005 and 2009 California Distinguished School, John F. Kennedy High School (JFK) is a comprehensive school, serving students in grades 9-12, in the Sacramento City Unified School District.  JFK is known for its rigorous academic programs.  JFK operates on the fundamental assumption that all students are capable of experiencing success and achieving excellence through learning.

JFK provides a climate that continuously affirms the worth and dignity of all students, while setting high standards for learning and behavior.  The campus provides a supportive and friendly atmosphere where students and staff feel safe and enjoy caring relationships.