2. John F. Kennedy High School (Tamuning)
John F. Kennedy High School(JFKHS),formerly Tumon Senior-Junior High School,is a public secondary school located in the Tumon area of Tamuning in the United States Territory of Guam.It is a part of the Guam Department of Education.
The school, which opened in September 1959, serves Tamuning, Hagåtña, and portions of Dededo.
John F. Kennedy High School was opened in September 1959 as “Tumon Junior-Senior High School”. The first graduating class was from the same school year and graduated in 1960. In November 1962, Typhoon Karen, a category 5 typhoon, devastated Guam, leaving the only other public high school, George Washington High School (GWHS) without a campus. Following Typhoon Karen, GWHS held double sessions at John F. Kennedy High School. During 1962, John F. Kennedy High School’s chapter of the National Honor Society was chartered.
During the 1999-2000 school year, the school had 2,400 students. 42% were Filipino, 37% were Chamorro, and the next largest groups Asians and other Pacific Islanders