The certifications we have ensure that students have access to a high quality curriculum that provides the necessary knowledge, skills and values for future success:
- Mexican Secretary of Education (SEP)
- International Baccalaureate
- Association of American Schools in Mexico (ASOMEX)
- The Association of American Schools of Central America Colombia-Caribbean and Mexico (Tri-Association)
- The Inter-Regional Center for Curriculum and Materials Development (IRC).
Membership since 1964. AdvancED is the unified organization of the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI). AdvancED is dedicated to advancing excellence in education worldwide through accreditation, research, and professional services.
AdvancED creates the world's largest education community, across the United States and in 65 countries worldwide, educating 15 million students. Less than 150 schools in all of Latin America and the Caribbean have this accreditation which allows JFK graduates to receive a U.S. Diploma for their studies.
Our American Certification obtained through AdvancED helps us maintain high standards with yearly reports of school progress that are combined with a special “in depth” study standards, every five years.
JFK currently offers the DP and MYP programs in Middle School and High School, and we are in the candidacy phase of PYP. With the implementation of PYP, we are moving towards an inquiry based learning system where students explore transdisciplinary themes and strive to be examples of the IB Learner Profile.
JFK is a candidate school for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme and pursuing authorization as an IB World School.
IB World Schools share a common philosophy—a commitment to improve the teaching and learning of a diverse and inclusive community of students by delivering challenging, high quality programmes of international education that share a powerful vision.
*Only schools authorized by the International Baccalaureate can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme or the IB Career-related Certificate (IBCC). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit www.ibo.org
Mission Statement from the IB The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end, the organization works with schools, governments, and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.
The John F. Kennedy School is accredited by the Ministry of Education (SEP). The main purpose of this organization is to create the ideal conditions that allow a quality education for Mexican citizens.
• MÉXICO Secretaría de Educación Pública (SEP). All students receive a Mexican National Diploma upon graduation.
The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.
Digital Presentation MYP
Digital Presentation Diploma