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

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John F. Kennedy High School Registration Process:

Welcome to John F. Kennedy High School! If you are part of the Class of 2024, please watch this video for a personalized message! 

In order for you to be a part of the excitement of rigorous courses, renovated facilities, and a family atmosphere, you need to complete the school choice process! For more information on that, please click here. If School Choice pairs you with our school, you can then begin our registration process!  We have moved our registration process online this year to ensure the safety of all Commanders, and to save time, money, and resources.  

You can complete your registration process in 5 easy steps and you do not have to wait in any lines!  You must complete the steps in order. Please click the button below when you are ready to begin registration.

School Tour

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

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. 

Freshmen Testimonials

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, to learn more about the staff who make it happen, click here

JFK Future Center

Postsecondary Support through the Denver Scholarship Foundation

Nationally Recognized School Counseling Team

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

Support for Students in Historically Marginalized Groups

Space Lab & Ask an Astronaut


CareerXplore, Coach, Internship & Apprenticeship Programs

Community Service-Learning Projects

Student Board of Education (SBOE)

JFK Behavior Interventions & Supports

Physical Education & Physical Activity