In case you don’t find the email-symbol for the contact information for a particular staff member, please call the elementary school office at (030) 90299 5711 and ask for the information.

Please observe the following email etiquette guidelines in order to avoid misunderstandings and disappointments. Therefore we kindly ask that you

  • use email for important issues;
  • expect a response within 3 work days; and
  • communicate directly to the particular teacher without sending copies to other people.

Please note: leave of absence and excuses for a student’s absence can only be accepted in written form with parent’s or guardian’s signature and not via email.


Entrance Class
Fr. Tenhafen
Fr. Lambrecht
Ms. Kelleher
Fr. Hoedt
Ms. Jackson

Grade 1
Mr. Salsbury-Werner
Ms. Reichert
Fr. Meden
Fr. Rigney
Fr. Fischer

Grade 2
Fr. Opitz
Mr. Gray
Ms. VanDerGriend
Fr. Elle
Fr. Dawi

Grade 3
Fr. Schorsch
Ms. Beebe
Fr. Praetorius
Mr. Bollig
Ms. Barkhymer

Grade 4
Ms. Geary-Müller
Ms. Mattern
Ms. Barrios
Hr. Jones
Mr. Kubala

Grade 5
Ms. Peterson
Fr. K. Schäfer
Mr. Rockenstein
Mr. Deck
Fr. Evers

Grade 6
Mr. Kleinman
Fr. Saupe
Ms. Sullivan
Ms. Ziegler
Fr. Neumann

School Counselors
Ms. Faber (EC-5th grade)
Ms. Krull (6th-9th grade)

Mr. Cortinas (American Principal) 
Fr. Hoenicke (Act. Germ. Ass’t Principal)
Ms. Reina (Am. Ass’t Principal)

Elementary Office / First Aid

Fr. Lucke 
Ms. Coffey 
Ms. Robertson 

Mr. Kriegel
Ms. Rising (Curriculum Coordinator)
Ms. Wingo


Fr. Menezes
Fr. Freytag
Fr. Hasenstab
Fr. Reich
Fr. Ritterbusch
Fr. Roedel
Hr. Schröder
Fr. Hoenicke
Fr. Strahler-Praetorius

Mr. Cortinas
Mr. Gonzales
Fr. Neumann
Ms. Williams

Mr. Barkhymer

Fr. Boesch
Fr. Hasenstab
Fr. Bonorden
Ms. Rising (Curriculum Coordinator)
Fr. Strahler-Praetorius -Math
Fr. Kraft

Ms. Kelly
Fr. Lage
Ms. Ching

Ms. Cook
Ms. Epping
Fr. Freymadl
Mr. Hale
Ms. Hale
Fr. Strahler-Praetorius

Mr. Calhoun
Hr. Jones
Fr. Kaiser
Mr. Mandel
Fr. K. Schäfer
Ms. Geary-Müller
Fr. Roedel
Hr. Schulze
Hr. Nagel

Hr. Schmidtke  (ev., dt., subj. coord.)
Fr. Schnaubelt (ev., dt.)
Fr. Möhrle (ev., engl.)
Ms. Dusse (ev., engl.)
Ms. Knab (kath., engl.)
Fr. Prost (kath., dt.)
Ms. Robert (jüd.)
Fr. Berndt (Lebenskunde)


John F. Kennedy School

Teltower Damm 87-93
14167 Berlin, Germany


Questions about the admissions process: welcome@jfksberlin.org
To submit an application via email: admissions@jfksberlin.org

Elementary School (EC-6)

Phone: + 49 30 90299 5711
Fax: + 49 30 90299 6377
E-mail: elementaryschool@jfksberlin.org

High School (7-12)

American Secretary:
+ 49 30 90299 5758
German Secretary:
+ 49 30 90299 5710
Fax: +49 30 90299 6868
E-mail: highschool@jfksberlin.org