Our School


Kennedy Mission  Statement

In order to prepare our students for meeting the challenges of the twenty-first century, the Kennedy learning community is dedicated and committed to ensuring our students become lifelong learners.  Students will make responsible choices, access various sources of information, and work independently, collaboratively and creatively.  They will also learn to make healthy choices and to value and respect their own and others' needs and differences within a safe, nurturing environment. 


District Mission Statement

Newark Public Schools Inspire and Educate all Students to Achieve Their Full Potential and be Responsible, Respectful, Productive Citizens


Organizational Vision

The Newark Public Schools, In Partnership With The Community, Will Be A Model Of World-Class Education That Develops The Unique Abilities Of Every Student


Human Relations and Respect Mission Statement

Students,staff, parents and community members of Newark Unified School District shall join together to create and sustain a safe, just and respectful learning environment where everyone will be treated with dignity, respect, fairness and equity.

School Office Contact Information

John F. Kennedy Elementary School

35430 Blackburn Drive

Newark, Ca 94560

PHONE:  510.818.3400       

FAX:  510.713.9016

Ms. Pamela Hughes, Principal

Mrs. Tammy Lobato, Office Manager

Mrs. Lynn Leahy, Office Clerk


Kennedy School has a very supportive parent/family group Kennedy PTA.  Meetings are the first Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the school library.  To join the PTA is only $15.00 per family.  Envelopes are available in the school office.  For more information click the link below: