General Admissions Information

The John F. Kennedy School (JFKS) is an academically competitive, college preparatory school. Admission is selective and based on previous school records and, where necessary, on testing. All admissions are probationary for one year in the elementary school and one semester in the high school.

The application periods are listed here. JFKS admits on a space-available basis at each grade level. With hundreds of applications each year, we can accept only a limited number of applicants every school year.  We highly recommend all applicants look into other school options as well. All applications must be received within the application period. No exceptions!

The Administration does not deviate from the JFKS Admissions Regulations for any reason. Please note that the German language version of the JFKS Admissions Regulations is legally-binding. The English translation is only provided for your convenience.

Admission to the JFKS is governed by the JFKS Law and by an Educational Directorate resolution (“Regulation of Admission to the John F. Kennedy School”, as approved by the Educational Directorate of the John F. Kennedy School with Resolution No. 615/452 of September 27, 2022 and No. 457 of June 13, 2023).


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