Kennedy Academy

Kennedy Academy
609 N. Olive Street
South Bend, IN 46628
574-393-3100
Principal: Mr. William Waskom
Website: www.kennedy.sb.school


Kennedy Academy is designed to offer academic challenges beyond those required by Indiana Academic Standards to highly capable kindergarten through 4th-grade 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, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The Academy is available to all elementary children (grades K-5) who meet the criteria for admission. Enrollment will be controlled on a capacity and racial compliance basis. 

Admissions Criteria: 

  • Completion of the application process, including assessment
  • Above average achievement levels in basic skills
  • Score in the upper quartile (above seventy-fifth percentile) on ability measures
  • Master of the Indiana Core Academic Standards at prior grade level
  • Exceptional math/science/literacy skills as reflected on parent and teacher checklists
  • Commitment to rigorous academics, parental involvement, and Academy expectations

Transportation is provided to all students. 

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