Application Periods

The general admission period for all grade levels ended on March 31, 2017.
However, JFKS is still accepting applications for priority admission from:

  • US Embassy families with diplomatic status
  • US DOD families with orders to Berlin
  • incoming American JFKS teachers

Entrance Class Application Period

Date of Birth              Application Period            for school year

01.10.2011-30.09.2012    01.10.2016-31.01.2017         2017/18

01.10.2012-30.09.2013    01.10.2017-31.01.2018         2018/19

01.10.2013-30.09.2014    01.10.2018-31.01.2019         2019/20

Elementary and High School Application Period

Applications for school year 2018-19 for Elementary, Gr. 1-6, and High School will be accepted from September 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018.

Admissions take place between mid-April and the end of May.

A student’s application is AUTOMATICALLY DELETED at the end of December of the school year originally applied for, unless the parents specifically request (by e-mail to that the student’s name be placed in the respective contingent for the next grade level.

Copies of all report cards must automatically be sent by the parents to the school to update the application. Parents wishing to have their child’s application considered for the following school year must inform the office between September 1 and 30.

Welcome Office / Admissions


Questions about the admissions process:

Annika von Maydell


Please send your applications ONLY to the following e-mail address:

Or by post:

John F. Kennedy School
Teltower Damm 87-93
14167 Berlin, Germany

Please do not send applications to the principals or the ES and HS offices.