Kennedy Student Dressed as Doctor

Academics

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 current Report Card for Kennedy School can be found online.

 

School Administration

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
Phone:
617-629-5440 (internal extension: 6600)
Fax:
617-776-8224
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