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Kids as Scientists: Awakening Curiosity: JFK Magnet Elementary School

Students at JFK Magnet Elementary begin using the scientific method early, so that by fifth grade, it’s second nature. In addition a full science lab, a vegetable garden, built with volunteer help, serves as a hands-on testing ground.

Read the transcript of Kids as Scientists.  Read JFK’s 2010 National Blue Ribbon Schools application. Return to the general introduction to JFK Magnet Elementary School

 

Contact Information

Principal Lou Cuglietto
John F. Kennedy Magnet School
40 Olivia Street
Port Chester, NY 10573-2808
Telephone: (914) 934-7990
Web site/URL: http://jfk.portchesterschools.org/home.aspx
E-mail: lcuglietto@portchesterschools.org

 

Student Demographics

2010-2011 School Year: 725 Students, K – 5

Black or African American9%
Hispanic or Latino86%
White3%
Asian1%
Two or More Races1%
Student mobility rate during the past year10%
Students with Limited English Proficiency57%
Students eligible for subsidized meals78%
Students Receiving Special Education Services8%