John F. Kennedy High School (Chicago)
|John F. Kennedy High School|
|6325 West 56th St.
Garfield Ridge, Chicago
Chicago, Illinois, 60638
|Color(s)||Royal blue and golden yellow|
The school opened in October 3, 1963 as John H. Kinzie High School. In 1965 its name was changed to the present name in honor former President John F. Kennedy, who was assassinated the year of the school's founding.
Kennedy is an Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) school. It follows the Illinois standards for education and also has a large special education department with about 100 students. Kennedy is a part of the International Baccalaureate Program.
- Fall: boys' soccer, girls' volleyball, football, cheerleading, boys' softball, girls' swimming, cross country
- Winter: boys' basketball, girls' basketball, indoor track, bowling, cheerleading, boys' swimming, wrestling
- Spring: girls' softball, boys' baseball, girls' soccer, boys' volleyball, track and field, water polo
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