Student paintings on display

Additional Resources

The School Nurse

The 2018-2019 Kennedy School nurse is Kerri Conneely (ext. 6603). SKIP Program nurses are Beza Genene and tbd (ext. 6618). Learn more about School Nursing by visiting the SPS Nursing web page.

Kennedy School Handbook

2017-2018 Handbook

Parent and Guardian Guides

Parent & Guardian Guide: English

Parent & Guardian Guide: Spanish

Parent & Guardian Guide: Portuguese

Parent & Guardian Guide: Haitian Creole

Staff Directory and Classroom Websites/Links

Destiny Library

Browse the books available at the Kennedy library through the on-line Kennedy School Destiny Library Website.

Walking and Riding to School

Somerville participates in a program called Safe Routes to School, part of the City-wide Shape Up Somerville initiative. Please, take a look at the Kennedy Safe Routes to School Map which includes locations for crossing guards. Click here for a detailed map of school crossing guard locations across the district. Click here for a map of city bike routes.

Student Services

For information about Bullying Prevention in the Somerville Public Services, please visit the Student Services Web Page


John F. Kennedy School (K-8)
Mark Hurrie
5 Cherry Street
Somerville, MA 02144
To report that your student will be absent, call 617-629-5440
617-629-5440 (internal extension: 6600)
School Hours
8:10am - 2:35pm
BOKS Program - 7:15-8:00am T, W, TH
Free school breakfast served every morning at 7:30 AM