John F. Kennedy The American School of Querétaro

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General Information

 

General Information

Overview

We appreciate your interest in our school. The John F. Kennedy School, the American School of Querétaro, emphasizes an American-type education, acquiring a second language and maintaining high academic standards for all students. We hope that as you learn more about us, your family will become interested in joining our educational community. The John F. Kennedy School has a rich and proud tradition over fifty years of service to the community; providing a high quality education to students from Preschool through twelfth grade.

We invite you to register for a tour of our School by clicking here.

Please do not hesitate to contact us at any step of the admissions process.

We are here to help.

Office of Admissions
admissions@jfk.edu.mx

Requirements

Admission to JFK is open to students who meet the following requirements:

  • Are the right minimum age for their grade level
  • Complete all steps of the admission process
  • Pass the English, Spanish and Mathematics exams in Elementary, Middle or High School
  • Complete a parent and student interview with the Student Support Services staff
  • Have a good academic record (a 70 average or above in Math, Spanish, Reading and Writing)
  • Present a documented record of excellent conduct and attitude

Preschool candidates must also:

  • Be 3 years-old by December 31 of the academic year
  • Be toilet trained
  • Be able to separate from their parents for short periods of time
  • Be able to complete a personal evaluation of social, emotional, academic and physical abilities with good results

Elementary School / Middle School candidates must also:

  • Pre-First: Know the capital and lower case letters
  • Pre-First: Be prepared for reading and writing
  • Be able to follow instructions
  • Possess age appropriate oral communication skills
  • Demonstrate proficiency in both English and Spanish appropriate to their grade level

High School candidates must also:

  • Complete a psychometric evaluation.

Policies

1.- The process of reviewing admission documents is confidential and only authorized school personnel have access to these files.

2.- Examinations and their results are school property and are for internal use only.

3.- Some levels have a limited number of vacancies and the school will only admit those students who are best prepared and who are ideal candidates for our school.

4.- Our performance standards cannot be ignored. Even if vacancies exist, a student will not be admitted if they do not meet the basic requirements for admittance.

5.- If the student is admitted, the Admissions Office will communicate the steps to follow for the registration process and the payments that need to be made.

6.- The school has the right to deny admission to any student candidate.

7.- The School does not have the necessary resources to admit students with certain special needs.

8.- Our Office of Admissions and Student Records is here to help. Be sure to ask them for any needed clarification about this process. It is a pleasure to assist you.

 
 
 
 

The John F. Kennedy School has a rich and proud tradition over fifty years of service to the community; providing a high quality education to students from Preschool through twelfth grade.

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