Main Office: 720-423-4300 & Attendance: 720-423-4354
Main Office: 720-423-4300 & Attendance: 720-423-4354

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Upcoming Events

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No School – MLK JR Day

7:30 am - 2:30 pmJFK High School

Commander Conversation

5:00 pm - 6:00

Unified Arts Night

6:00 pm - 8:00 pmJohn F. Kennedy High School


6:00 pm - 8:00 pmJohn F. Kennedy High School

What Sets Us Apart: The JFK Way

Whole Child Distinguished School 19-20

JFK is 1 of 10 schools within Denver Public Schools that has been recognized as a Whole Child Distinguished School. 

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Recognized ASCA Model Program

JFK is a Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP) school. The RAMP designation, awarded for aligning with the criteria in the American School Counselor Association National Model, recognizes schools that are committed to delivering a comprehensive, data-driven school counseling program and an exemplary educational environment. JFK’s counseling department was the first program in DPS to be honored and is now the only school in DPS to have maintained this award since 2009 without ever losing status.

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IB World School

JFK is 1 of only 14 schools in Denver Public Schools that offers an authorized IB education .

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JFK Space Lab & ARISS Contact

JFK is 1 in 5 schools in America selected for a JFK Space Lab. JFK is also 1 of 10 schools in America that was selected for an ARISS contact with the ISS via ham radio in 2021.

DPS CareerConnect

Career and Technical Education where students learn about engineering, business, medical, creative, and other cutting edge career pathways. 

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Denver Scholarship Foundation

JFK is 1 of 14 schools within Denver Public Schools thats offers a Future Center on campus. Since 2007, JFK students have received over $3 million in college scholarships just from Denver Scholarship Foundation alone.

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Our Vision

As Commanders, we are advocates of our passions, challengers of inequity, and champions of change. We find P.R.I.D.E. (Professionalism, Respect, Inclusion, Dedication, and Excellence) in shaping a more inclusive global community and taking command of our role within that world.


Hands-on classes. Connections with industry leaders. Limitless college and career opportunities. Options include technology & graphic design, business, engineering, medical sciences, and theatre and film. 

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International Baccalaureate Program

IB classes are unique in that they encourage students to be more balanced, active participants in their learning, and allow them to express their knowledge of the world in creative ways. 

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The U.S. Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) is a program offered to high schools that teaches students character education, student achievement, wellness, leadership and diversity.

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Concurrent Enrollment

Students earn free college credit while still in high school, giving them a head start on their college and career goals. Explore the academic rigor of college while in a supportive high school environment.

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