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Welcome to the 2013-14 School Year!
Getting Ready for Kindergarten!! Take a Tour: Meet the Principals
and Visit the Kindergarten Classrooms at Roosevelt Primary and
John F. Kennedy School. Multiple dates available until February.
John F. Kennedy School is a K-6 elementary school offering an Open Classroom Program magnet program. The Open Classroom program emphasizes self-directed learning and strong parent involvement, and a complete focus on instruction in the core curriculum areas. Daily science investigations provide a foundation in life, physical and earth sciences. Math instruction focuses on developing problem solving skills and mastering basic computation. Reading skills are developed though the five elements of reading: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension. Daily writing assignments support instruction. Language arts and social studies enhance literacy while fostering the ability to make a positive contribution as a world citizen.
Students in fifth through sixth grades have band and orchestra instruction that follows district guidelines. All students receive instruction in music, art and physical education throughout the school year.