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About This School

Robert F. Kennedy Middle is a public middle school in Charlotte. The principal of Robert F. Kennedy Middle is Kevin Sudimack, whose e-mail is p434@cms.k12.nc.us. 671 students attend Robert F. Kennedy Middle and are mostly Asian; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Black, non-Hispanic. 72% of the 671 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Robert F. Kennedy Middle is 15:1. Rod of God Christian Academy is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Theater drama
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Crew
    • Football
    • Golf
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Track
    • Ultimate Frisbee
    • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian 8% 5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 5%
Black, non-Hispanic 45% 42%
Hispanic 32% 18%
Multiracial 2% 3%
White, non-Hispanic 12% 32%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.2% 0.5%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 72% 57%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (7 months ago)

    My school is Kennedy middle school. I really like this school I went here in 6th and left in 7th but now I am back in 8th. This school has a great deal of people who actually care for you. There is some bullying but every school has bullying. The new principal Mr.Sudimack is very strict when it comes to learning. It is kind of stupid how the spilt us up in 2 schools like Duke and Unc. But overall i really love this school. WHAT SCHOOL YOU FROM K-DUB K-DUB. Wapiti pride all day.

  • (1 year ago)

    Great School!!! Moved here recently from Orlando FL. and have been very impressed by Charllotte especially the schools. We live in the Streele Creek area and my daughter is currently in Honors classes at Kennedy Middle School. She has had the opportunity to be in the Academic Scholars program the first year that she started which is something that was not easy to be recognized for in a large city like Orlando. She has told us how much she enjoys her school and friends. She loves her Art & PE classes and enjoys other extra-curriculum activity's such as Drama Club. We have been very pleased on how challenging her classes are and the fact that the school has a Uniform Policy. The new Principle Mr. Sudimack has done a terrific job in implementing new school policy's and procedures. We have seen our daughter thrive in school since the beginning of the school year and highly recommend this school to anyone who is also joining us from out of state.

  • (1 year ago)

    Kennedy is an awesome school. I am in the 8th grade and I have had a great time at KMS. We got a new principle this year and he has made a lot of positive changes to the school. There are hardly any fights anymore because Mr. Sudimack doesn't play. There is a lot more clubs and a new art elective which I can't wait to take next year. I can be more focused on learning than last year because there is not so much trouble makers anymore and it has helped my grades get better too.

  • (2 years ago)

    My son is sixth grader at KMS and absolutely loves his school. The teachers administration and support staff have done a terrific job in helping kids feel safe and secure. The school has a uniform policy which I think is great!!! KMS also has a zero tolerance policy for bullying and the teachers and counselors have an open door policy. The school has academically challenged our son to succeed everyday in school and teachers willingly provide extra tutoring before and after school and even on weekends for those who commute by bus! The school offers the opportunity for students to enjoy various clubs sports and PTA sponsored events. The transition to middle school has been a very smooth and enjoyable one for our son and we are very happy to be a part of this school!

  • (2 years ago)

    I have worked at KMS for a number of years and I am proud of how far we have come. We are hardworking dedicated professionals who truly care about the success of our students.

  • (2 years ago)

    Robert Kennedy Middle School is a school that is going upwards every year. The leadership is supportive and understanding of not only the students but also of the teachers. The students show a desire to learn which is specially due to the warmth and care of the teachers shown in their interaction with them. This school is very safe and the students will attest to this. Overall this is a great place to work as well as educate our children.

  • (2 years ago)

    Kennedy Middle school is a great school. The school continues to meet growth targets each year and are striving to become a "School of Distinction".

  • (2 years ago)

    I enjoy the opportunity to work with a group of individuals that have a genuine concern for the students. The take pride in producing quality work and generating the best results possible from our students. Through the budget cuts inability to receive annual increases and or incentives regardless of performance success we still do our very best in honoring our mission. "Teaching our students with excellence!"

  • (2 years ago)

    KMS is a fantastic middle school. The teachers and staff are dedicated to their students and aim to see that all their students achieve. We are here early in the morning and afterschool to work with students by tutoring running clubs or sports or other activities to help students grow and succeed. KMS continues to achieve higher scores and that is because of the hard work and dedication of its teachers and administration.

  • (2 years ago)

    Kennedy Middle is a great school to send your child to. My son came out of Kennedy as a A-B honor student. He known attends Phillip O Berry. But his years spent at Kennedy helphim and his acheivements.

  • (2 years ago)

    Kennedy middle school is by far a great school. It is has a wonderful staff and students are held accountable for their behavior.

  • (3 years ago)

    This by far is the worst school my daughter has attended. It's the last 2 months of school and I've had to pull her to put her into a school where the child's safety comes first. I would not recommend this school to anyone who has other options. However if this is your only options please pray pray pray everyday!

  • (4 years ago)

    i graduated from Kennedy last year. And to all of parent who talk about lack of safety and fights and other stupid crap...they are completely oblivious. I had the greatest three years of my life there. I made many memories and many friends. Words cant convey at how sad I was to leave. Even though its school I love it. The staff is phenomenal. They always do the best the can to ensure a quality education. I am now attending Myers Park High School...the 23 best high school in the nation. Yes THAT IS GREAT. k-Dub has prepared me and I have been able to deal with student diversity teamwork and education well. So to all of the parents who miht send there child to K-Dub. It is a great thing to do.THEY WILL LOVE IT.......GO K-DUB!!!!

  • (4 years ago)

    I am a first grade teacher at Kennedy Charter School and I love it! We have a small number of children in our classrooms which allow a lot of one-on-one time with the children. It also allows me to teach fun and elaborate lessons. The children really enjoy coming to school to learn new and exciting things! The students also love the brand new play ground that the school put in for them this year! Our location is very convenient too! So come in and visit us sometime!!!! We also have a kindergarten class and plan to expand next year!

  • (4 years ago)

    i agree with the mother saying there are so many fights because of teachers bouncing students out of class and it is true that they will wander around the halls because ive myslef did it for talking when told not to....

  • (6 years ago)

    This is by far the worst school my daughter has been to! She is in the 6th grade this year and will not be attending this school next year. Apparently when a child 'acts up' in class the teachers are instructed to 'bounce' them from the classroom. Most students then wander the halls for the rest of the class period...can you say saftey issue?? There are far too many fights going on also and I since the beginning of the school year the school has been put on 'lock-down' for violence far too many times for my liking.

  • (6 years ago)

    Robert F. Kennedy Middle School is quite impressive. As a parent I am extremely pleased at the quality of education my son in 6th grade is receiving. His teachers know their material very well and do an outstanding job keeping us informed. The Principal and administrative staff go beyond the call of duty to provide answers. Most importantly my son feels safe at the school. He feels good about his teachers and his classes in general; as any parent knows this is crucial to an open mind about learning. I would highly recommend Kennedy Middle to any parent looking for a strong academic environment. Mrs. S. Powers

  • (9 years ago)

    There is a lack of concern for the education and overall wellbeing of the children in this school. I am taking my child out of this school.

  • (11 years ago)

    School is extremely overcrowded. Many teachers are unhelpful and not willing to help children. Discipline is an ongoing problems with student and children feel unsafe.

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