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About Kennedy

John F. Kennedy High School is an energetic, dynamic, multicultural high school that provides endless opportunities for our students and staff to engage in learning, life, and planning for the future. Principal Carol Kampa provides energetic leadership with a number of new and innovative learning initiatives that are accelerating the pace of change at Kennedy.

School Information

9701 Nicollet Ave S
Bloomington, MN 55420

Main Office: 952-681-5000
Other important phone numbers

JFK webmaster: Kevin Nelson (952-681-5097)

School hours

School begins: 7:50 a.m. (early bird classes start 6:50 a.m.)
School dismissal: 2:37 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, and Friday;
2:14 p.m. on Wednesdays & Thursdays (of any full week)

• 6 period day schedule
• JFK student handbook
Office Hours: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Phone calls redirected to switchboard after 3 p.m.

Athletic Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

John F. Kennedy's past, present, and future

Bloomington Kennedy High School has a rich past, a dynamic present, and an exciting future. Among the JFK teaching staff, fully 72% have Master's Degrees, or beyond. There is a lot more to learn about the Kennedy experience, by exploring the links to JFK's past, present, and future.

Rich Past

National High School of Excellence Badge for John F. Kennedy

Kennedy High School was established in 1965, and was the first Bloomington School to win the National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence in 1985. To read more about JFK High School's interesting, colorful, and even surprising past, visit the JFK's "Rich Past" page to learn more.

Dynamic Present

Many new educational initiatives are in place to enable all students to succeed in the classroom, and excel outside of the classroom. Numerous clubs and student organizations allow all students to participate in extra curricular activities. The world is reflected in the many cultures that are represented in Kennedy's colorful and diverse student population. Visit JFK's "Dynamic Present" page to learn more.

Exciting Future

The world is constantly changing, and so is Bloomington Kennedy. The future is bright with our new Principal, Carol Kampa, and many new learning initiatives in place to promote learning for all students. Visit JFK's "Exciting Future" page to learn more.

Building Security

In order to ensure the safety of all Kennedy students and staff, anyone entering the building MUST sign in at the front security desk. Visitors must wear a visitor badge while on school premises.

Kennedy's School Board Ambassador

Tom Bennett

Visit the Bloomington School Board page