Robert F. Kennedy Community High School is a small, college preparatory high school that offers Honors, Advanced Placement (AP), and ICT classes. Our College Head Start Program enables students to earn college credits in 10th, 11th and 12th grades during the school day, after school and on Saturdays. We provide a challenging academic curriculum, Smartboards, computer labs, comprehensive student activities, and personalized counseling program. RFK provides students with an extensive array of Academic Intervention Services, including: Saturday Academy, Free SAT Prep Courses, Saturday and After-School College Advisement, and Saturday and After-School Regents Preparation. Students of Robert F. Kennedy Community High School are required to complete 50 hours of community service.
94% of students graduate in four years
67% of students enroll in college or career programs
86% of students feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms, locker room, and cafeteria
78% of students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school
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College Now Courses with Queens College and Queensboro Community College
College Classes with Collaboration with SUNY Farmingdale, University at Albany
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Calculus AB, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP English Language and Composition, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Studio Art - 2D, AP World History: Modern, Arts (College Course [Credited]), Biology (College Course [Credited]), Biology (College Course [Uncredited]), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Econ/Gov (College Course [Credited]), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Math (College Course [Credited]), Math (College Course [Uncredited]), Physics (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages), World Languages (College Course [Credited])
NYS Seal of Biliteracy, Math, Science
College Trips for all grade levels, Broadway Trips (TDF, Wendy Project), Blood Drives, Pi Day Celebration, Multicultural Night, Alley Pond Ropes Team Building Ropes Course, Winter Showcase / RFK Unplugged Talent Show, Dances, Community Service Opportunities (walks, food/clothing drives).
PSAL SPORTS - COED
PSAL SPORTS - GIRLS
Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball
PSAL SPORTS - BOYS
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Fencing, Soccer, Wrestling
10th Grade Seats Available
Community Service Expected
Online Grading System
Program(s) with 1 GE Applicant Per Seat
Program(s) with 2 SWD Applicants Per Seat
College Head-Start (Q70A)
Students have the opportunity to take college-level courses and earn college credit through SUNY Albany, SUNY Farmingdale, Queens College, Queensborough Community College and Vaughn College. As part of College Access for All, students receive individual attention when applying for college, such as free SAT Prep, FAFSA and college application assistance and can attend college trips.