Academic Program Links
The Academies at John F. Kennedy High School provide for smaller learning communities is an IB World School delivering academic excellence through a variety of high quality educational programs. The Academies are smaller learning communities within high schools that are designed to help students prepare for higher education and explore possible career pathways. The Academies at Kennedy High School focus on community and diversity.
As part of the Downcounty Consortium, JFK offers the following:
Two diploma programs:
One certificate program
One signature program
Five Career Readiness Academies:
- Broadcast Journalism and Communications
- Business Administration and Management
- The Teacher Academy of Maryland
- Health Professions
- Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC)
JFK OFFERINGS AT A GLANCE
Many programs are available at JFK to help students experience academic success. The ACES program creates a seamless pathway from high school to college completion. ACES provides academic coaches to targeted high school students in ten MCPS high schools, at all three Montgomery College campuses, and at the Universities at Shady Grove. The coaches provide both academic and student support, using a case management approach. For a comprehensive list of our academic support programs, click here.