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FaCE Survey

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Padres, por favor llenen una breve encuesta diseñada para ayudarnos con la planificación de las futuras reuniones de Family and Community Engagement (Compromiso de la Familia y la Comunidad). 

School Mission

We will achieve excellence in learning for highly capable primary students, embracing the unique strengths and potential of each individual in an atmosphere of wonder, trust and care.  We commit to building a stimulating and challenging educational environment that prepares students to enter a technologically sophisticated global community with confidence and pride.

School Information

Kennedy Primary Academy was built on Olive Street at the site of the former Kaley School. The school was named after John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States. Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. attended the school's dedication ceremony on October 29, 1972. One of the unique features of the school is the planetarium.

Today, Kennedy Primary Academy is a magnet school for students in kindergarten through grade 4. The school is designed to offer academic challenges beyond those requires by Indiana Academic Standards to highly capable students. The Academy provides a stimulating educational environment. Students participate in both guided and self-directed exploration across subject areas with an emphasis in the sciences and mathematics. The Academy is available to all primary children who meet the criteria for admission. Enrollment is controlled on a capacity and racial compliance basis. All students are eligible for bus transportation.

William Waskom

Denise Hall

Lori Dollinger

Beverly Nowak
Administrative Assistant

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If you have moved over the summer, please make sure to visit the school office to update your address/phone numbers. In order to contact parents in the event of an emergency, it is imperative that correct phone numbers are on file.