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Welcome to the 2024-2025 school year at John F. Kennedy Elementary School!  We are pleased to serve you and your child in the coming school year.

School hours (Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri) are 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  School begins promptly at 9:00 a.m. Please do not drop off your child before 8:30 a.m. and promptly pick-up your child each day by 4:00 p.m. On Wednesdays, school dismisses early at 2:00 p.m. as KCKPS releases students early each Wednesday for staff training.  On Wednesdays, please pick up your child by 2:00 p.m.

Thank you in advance for sending your children to us every day. They are precious! Please let me know if there is anything we can do to help you or your child.

dr. bob wilcox

Principal of John F. Kennedy Elementary School



Start Time: 9:00 a.m.
Dismissal Time: 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday Early Release Time: 2:00 p.m.

JFK Plan A Schedule (Inclement Weather Only)

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 11:00am-4:00pm
Lunch: 11:15-12:35

Instructional Minutes:

ELA: 105 minutes
Math: 50 minutes
Science/Social Studies: 35 minutes

Wednesday: 11:00am-2:00pm
Wednesday Lunch: 11:15am-12:35pm

Instructional Minutes:

ELA: 90 minutes
Math: 40 minutes
Science/Social Studies: 20 minutes

Upcoming Events


KCKPS-TV Livestream

KCKPS-TV  is the cable access channel for Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools. The district’s Communications Office operates and manages KCKPS-TV, which airs content 24-hours, every day of the week.

We provide a variety of viewing options 
for the public to access and watch public meetings and district programming on KCKPS-TV.