The Kennedy School goal is to provide all students with the academic, social and emotional experiences to learn and practice the knowledge and skills necessary for future success.
Some of the Learning Opportunities Offered at the Kennedy School
PreK-8 Makerspace & Innovation Lab for hands-on learning by all Kennedy School students
3 Kennedy Pool, open to the public before and after school hours, features a Learn to Swim physical education program for all Somerville 3rd graders
1-6 SEEK (Social and Educational Enrichment at Kennedy) for students with behavior needs
preK-8 SKIP (Specialized Kennedy Intensive Program) for students with physical and cognitive needs
K-3 Highly successful BOKS (Build Our Kids' Success) morning program offered 2-3 times / week provides structured physical activity and nutrition in education, followed by a healthy school breakfast.
School report card
The Kennedy School regularly reports demographic and student progress data to the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). This data is used to develop the annual No Child Left Behind progress report card for the Kennedy School. The most recent school report card for the Kennedy School is expected to be available on the DESE website in December 2018.