Explore Our School

Early Bird Registration

The Early Bird Registration Window for the 22-23 school year is May 2-20. Registration is available in your parent portal account.

Choice of Studies

Pick Your Classes for Next Year!

Start by exploring your options!

Confident about your choices?

Contact Ms. Pineda if you need support via Email, call 720-423-4338, or text 720-443-0422.

Future Commander Welcome Celebration

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More information coming soon!

Ready for 2026 Summer Program

More information coming soon!

Freshmen Academy

More information coming soon!

Choose JFK as Your School of Choice for 22-23

You should be receiving your School of Choice results from Round 1 in the middle of March. Round 2 opens in early April!

Student Testimonials

Don’t take it from us, take it from our students! These testimonials are from the Class of 2023 freshmen.

JFK: A School to Learn From

Denver Public Schools recognized JFK as a “School to Learn From” because of its P.R.I.D.E. Values

Get to Know JFK Programs

JFK Programs Overview

Welcome Future Commanders!

Virtual School Tour

Please check out this virtual school tour offered by one of our very own Class of 2023 Commanders.

Future Commander Parent Info Session

If you missed our Future Commander Parent Info Session on Monday, January 10th, at 5:30 p.m., you can watch the recording below. If you have additional questions after watching this recording, please reach out to Laurentz_Gilmore@dpsk12.net.

Commander PRIDE Day Celebration

Commander PRIDE is a longstanding tradition in the Kennedy Community. Check out how we celebrated our Commanders return to in person in the 21-22 school year!

Whole Child Distinguished

Denver Public Schools (DPS) is committed to providing equitable and inclusive environments where students are Healthy, Supported, Engaged, Challenged, Safe, and Socially and Emotionally Intelligent. DPS is leading the nation in focusing this level of effort and attention around Whole Child supports because DPS knows – and research shows – it will not only improve academic outcomes, but is critical to achieving our vision that Every Child Succeeds.As part of the 19-20 DPS recognition cycle, John F Kennedy High School has been named a Whole Child Distinguished School, demonstrating excellence in supporting students beyond academics. Learn more information.

Best-In-Class Programming

JFK empowers the Whole Child through best-in-class programming across the academic, social-emotional, and postsecondary domains. JFK pushes students to see beyond their known scope of Southwest Denver and to become champions of change for themselves and their loved ones. The Whole Child strategies provide a solid foundation to “take command” of their future. To learn more about how JFK accomplish this, please review our various program highlights below!

Also, learn more about the staff who make it happen.

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JFK Future Center

Postsecondary Support through the Denver Scholarship Foundation.

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Nationally Recognized School Counseling Team

JFK is a Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP) school.

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Support for Students in Historically Marginalized Groups

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Space Lab & Ask an Astronaut

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CareerXplore, Coach, Internship & Apprenticeship Programs.