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Kennedy Middle School

kennedy2200 Bailey Hill Road, Eugene, OR 97405
(541) 790-5500 Fax: (541) 790-5505

School website

Grades: 6–8
Enrollment: 343
Principal: Morgan Christensen <christen_mo@4j.lane.edu>
Secretary: Victoria Miller <miller_v@4j.lane.edu>

School Hours:
M–Th: 9:00–3:35
Friday: 9:00–2:35
Breakfast and Lunch Menu

Feeder Elementary Schools: McCornack, Twin Oaks
High School Region: Churchill

Mission Statement:
Our vision is to provide a safe, respectful and caring environment where individuals are encouraged and empowered to fulfill their potential as engaged and responsible participants in a culturally diverse world.

Program Description:
Kennedy’s program promotes community outreach and involvement for students, preparing them for a world beyond the school walls. Students become involved in serving others through an active student leadership program and activities such as canned food drives. Specialized programs and activities that develop students’ unique talents and interests are available through the music program, yearbook publication, robotics club, drama club, weight lifting club, charity club, leadership program, track & field and the Martin Luther King Assembly. Recognition for student achievement and success occurs through the PRIDE Program, Knights of Honor and multicultural awards.

School Highlights:

  • Recognizing excellence and effort: PRIDE Program, Student Leadership Pride tickets reward program, Multicultural Awards, 6th Grade Awards and Kennedy Knights of Honor
  • Celebrating diversity: Latino Family Nights and the Martin Luther King Jr. Assembly
  • Environmental studies: Schoolwide recycling
  • Strong academic support programs: Reading and math intervention/support programs, Regional Learning Center, homework assistance, girls’ and boys’ groups, mentoring, tutoring and academic coaching and a strong behavioral support specialist program
  • Robust band and choir program, PE, aerobic strength training, health and robotics

School Improvement Goals:
Kennedy Middle School focuses on four areas to improve educational outcomes for all students: school attendance, student academic outcomes, community family outreach and communication, and school climate and culture.

To ensure every student is engaged, ready to learn and experiences success, Kennedy staff commits to:

  • Providing high academic expectations
  • Promoting equitable access to academic coursework
  • Aligning appropriate student academic supports
  • Assuring healthy and positive relationships

ODE school report cards and AYP reports