• Kennedy High School’s Vision, Mission and Graduate Profile 

    Vision Statement: We envision John F. Kennedy High School as the heartbeat of the South Richmond Community; A place where parents are proud to send their children, students want to be and adults want to work

    Mission Statement:The mission  of John F. Kennedy High School is to empower individuals to be successful in college, career, and as community members.

    Equity Statement: The belief that all students can achieve high levels of proficiency and that the effects of institutionalized racism can be mitigated is central to how equity is viewed in West Contra Costa Unified School District.


    Profile of a Kennedy Graduate: Eagles will S.O.A.R      

    Skilled Communicators & Collaborators

    • Engage in academic discourse utilizing academic language

    • Prepare and model a presentation for specific audiences

    • Collaborate effectively and respectfully in diverse teams

    Originative, Innovative & Critical Thinkers

    • Make real world connections 

    • Identify and pursue topics of interest independently

    • Participate in civic learning to develop experience

    Active and Healthy Mind & Body

    • Develop and maintain social relationships with peers and adults 

    • Self-regulate and manage anger and emotions when encountering adverse situations 

    • Resilient and have good coping skills and can bounce back   

    Responsible Citizens

    • Model integrity, ethical leadership and responsibility

    • Utilize skills and talents in the service of the community

    • Identify and use their power as civic participants