Recognized by the state as a 2005 and 2009 California Distinguished School, John F. Kennedy High School (JFK) is a comprehensive school, serving students in grades 9-12, in the Sacramento City Unified School District. JFK is known for its rigorous academic programs. JFK operates on the fundamental assumption that all students are capable of experiencing success and achieving excellence through learning.
JFK provides a climate that continuously affirms the worth and dignity of all students, while setting high standards for learning and behavior. The campus provides a supportive and friendly atmosphere where students and staff feel safe and enjoy caring relationships.