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Frequently Asked Questions

DOES KENNEDY CATHOLIC HAVE A DORMITORY?

Yes, for male students only. St. Edward’s Hall is located on the Kennedy Catholic campus and houses 21 male students in grades 9, 10, 11 and 12. There is no dormitory for females. We assist students in locating appropriate housing. All host families (adults over the age of 30) provide a private or semi-private room, bed, closet, dresser, desk, lamp, chair, linens, three meals per day seven days per week, internet access and transportation to and from school. The host family also assists in transportation for school-related activities and in locating transportation to and from a local church as requested. International students are expected to do their own laundry and participate in family activities and school Extraordinary Experiences.

DOES KENNEDY CATHOLIC HAVE BUSES?

Kennedy Catholic High School has five routes that travel to and from school each day -- that adds up to more than 240 miles every day! Go online to our website to see the five routes (West Seattle, Federal Way, Maple Valley/Renton, Bellevue/Mercer Island, and the Rainier Valley). Bus passes are reasonably priced for Kennedy Catholic students.

WHAT DOES IT COST TO GO TO KENNEDY CATHOLIC?

$46,000 covers tuition, room and board, loan of textbooks and health insurance. Extra fees might include the cost of AP/TOEFL/SAT tests, college courses, and senior party. Additional personal expenses might include cell phone, laptop, clothing, hygiene incidentals, and school supplies like pencils and paper.

DOES KENNEDY CATHOLIC OFFER SCHOLARSHIPS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS?

Yes. For more information about scholarships, contact the International Admissions team.

Diversity scholarship: Up to $10,000
President’s scholarship: Up to $5,000

WHAT IS A LANCER TOUR DAY?

Beginning in late October, students are invited to visit Kennedy Catholic High School to spend a day exploring the school from the inside out. Students are hosted by a Kennedy Catholic student ambassador and attend a typical class schedule. Lunch is provided too! Contact the International Office at 206.957.9757 to schedule your Lancer Tour. Alternate dates can be arranged by contacting the International Office.

DOES KENNEDY CATHOLIC HAVE A UNIFORM?

No, however we do have a dress code. The dress code is based on personal respect. Please see our website for a complete description of the Kennedy Catholic dress code.

CAN I TAKE A TOUR OF KENNEDY CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL?

Personal tours before, during or after school can be arranged beginning in August. Tours can also be scheduled for weekends. To schedule a personal tour, please contact International Program at the phone number or email address below.

TO WHOM SHOULD I DIRECT MY OTHER QUESTIONS?

Please contact our International Program at 206.957.9757 or email at INT@kennedyhs.org.

IS STUDENT INSURANCE AVAILABLE?

Yes, student health insurance is available.

www.betins.com/kennedyhs

WHAT IS THE SCHOOL CALENDAR?

The school calendar can be found on our website here.

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