John F Kennedy Middle School

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655 Lexington St

Waltham, MA 02452

(781) 314-5565

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 511

Students Per Teacher: 7

Parent Reviews

6 Parent Reviews for John F Kennedy Middle School

Here are my concerns. As a parent of a child with special needs, I have had bare minimal support from the school. The principal talks the talk but cannot and will not support you. I am extremely disappointed in the way the school handles any kind of concerns. There are a few exceptions. From the secretaries ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/07/13

Honestly, the school it's self needs improvement. The bathrooms have writing on them, and they are not taken off within the same week. Principals do not follow student handbook when dealing with issues. Teachers do not explain homeworks, etc. These are just some reasons why the Kennedy Middle School ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 02/02/12

JFKennedy Middle School has a great team of teachers who work hard to insure students are well prepared for MCAS and beyond.

Posted by a parent on 09/27/10

Because that is where I met my best friend and also I didn't know english that much and my teacher at the time took her time to teach me and others the english as a send language

Posted by a parent on 09/17/09

Clean school. They do not spend any time outside, which is concerning. There is no recess for 6th grade. Furthermore, they have zero clue about after-school care. Parents seem to be left in the lurch without assistance from the school. There are no programs at the school itself, and when I asked ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/19/08

It is a very neat and clean school. Teachers can actually teach better than other teachers in MA. Excellent school!

Posted by a parent on 05/13/08

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Test scores for John F Kennedy Middle School

MCAS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
John F Kennedy Middle School
Waltham Public Schools
* In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math, and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Waltham schools — John F Kennedy Middle School is located at 655 Lexington St, Waltham MA 02452. 655 Lexington St is in the 02452 ZIP code in Waltham, MA The school district for John F Kennedy Middle School is the Waltham Public Schools. John F Kennedy Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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