John F. Kennedy Catholic High School (Somers, New York)

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John F. Kennedy Catholic High School
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John F. Kennedy Catholic High School is located in New York
John F. Kennedy Catholic High School
John F. Kennedy Catholic High School

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10589

United States
Coordinates41°18′11″N 73°41′20″W / 41.303°N 73.689°W / 41.303; -73.689Coordinates: 41°18′11″N 73°41′20″W / 41.303°N 73.689°W / 41.303; -73.689
Information
Former nameSt. Mary's School
TypePrivate, Coeducational
MottoCourage and Compassion
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic
Established1924 St. Mary’s School
1966 Kennedy Catholic[1]
School codeNCES School ID: 00920753[2]
CEEB code332650
PrincipalMark Vaillancourt
Teaching staff38.3 (on FTE basis)[2]
Grades9-12
Enrollment671[2] (2015-16)
Student to teacher ratio17.5[2]
Campus size64 acres (26 ha)[3]
Campus typeFringe rural[2]
Color(s)Red, Navy Blue and White             
Athletics conferenceCHSAA
NicknameGaels
NewspaperGael Winds[4]
YearbookProfiles
Tuition$8,750 USD (2017-2018)[5]
AffiliationRoman Catholic Archdiocese of New York
Website
[6]

John F. Kennedy Catholic High School is a Roman Catholic, coeducational high school college preparatory school located in Somers, New York. It serves 671 students in grades 9–12 from Westchester, Dutchess, Putnam and Fairfield counties and the Bronx.[7]

History[edit]

The school was opened as St. Mary's High School in 1928.[8] and had its last graduating class in June 1966. It was reopened under its current name in September 1966.

Student body[edit]

In 2014, approximately nine percent of the student body was from China.[9]

Athletics[edit]

Kennedy Catholic fields Catholic High School Athletic Association league teams in 14 sports:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Winter Track

The volleyball team was the 2013, 2014,[10] and 2017[11] CHSAA Class AA champions.

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Our History Archived 2008-05-09 at the Wayback Machine. John F. Kennedy Catholic High School. Retrieved on 2008-05-11.
  2. ^ a b c d e "John F Kennedy Catholic High S". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 2018-01-26.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-11-24. Retrieved 2014-11-14.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ Activities & Clubs Archived 2008-05-10 at the Wayback Machine. John F. Kennedy Catholic High School. Retrieved on 2008-05-11.
  5. ^ "Admissions – Kennedy Catholic, Home of the Gaels". kennedycatholic.org. Retrieved 29 January 2018.
  6. ^ Administration[permanent dead link]. John F. Kennedy Catholic High School. Retrieved on 2008-05-11.
  7. ^ John F. Kennedy Catholic High School Official site.
  8. ^ "Historic Parish Celebrates 100 Years In Katonah - Catholic New York". cny.org. Retrieved 29 January 2018.
  9. ^ Spencer, Kyle. "Catholic Schools Court Chinese and Their Cash", The New York Times New York, 06 April 2014. Retrieved on 21 January 2015
  10. ^ "Kennedy Catholic Wins Volleyball Crown - Catholic New York". cny.org. Retrieved 29 January 2018.
  11. ^ "Volleyball: Kennedy beats Maria Regina for CHSAA title in family affair". lohud.com. Retrieved 29 January 2018.
  12. ^ Representative Eileen Dickinson, Vermont General Assembly. Accessed September 5, 2018. "She was educated at John F. Kennedy High School in Katonah, New York, and at Manhattanville College in Purchase, NY."
  13. ^ “Doubly Proud, Kennedy Catholic President Witnesses Consistory” Catholic New York
  14. ^ “Catholic Faith, Family Guide Santini to National Hockey League” Catholic New York