John F Kennedy High School PACE
 

SUCCESSES AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Percent (%) of Students

 

 

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

University of California

41

39

34

36

26

34

34

27

28

23

28

California State University

18

11

18

27

16

23

25

30

39

50

32

California Private Colleges

6

7

5

10

5

5

2

3

6

4

1

Out-of-State Colleges

3

4

3

1

8

5

10

13

7

7

8

Community College

30

37

40

26

42

42

27

25

19

15

31

Military

-

-

-

-

2

-

1

1

1

-

-

 

  • College placement for PACE – 90% of the PACE class of 2016 applied and were accepted by one of more four-year colleges of universities.Each student elects which school to attend based on many factors; including academic offerings, family considerations, and future plans.The PACErs who chose not to attend a four-year college or university are attending a community college with plans to transfer to a UC or CSU.
  • Last year PACErs passed 338 Advanced Placement tests.
  • 100% of PACErs take a minimum of three Advanced Placement courses during their high school experience.

     

    AP Scholars 2015

    AP Scholars with Distinction

    Passed 5 or more AP Tests

    33

    AP Scholars with Honors

    Passed 4 AP Tests

    15

    AP Scholars

    Passed 3 AP Tests

    43

     

  • Anecdotal evidence from PACErs currently enrolled in college and graduated from college indicates those PACE alumni feel their PACE experience made the adjustment to the rigors of college much easier in comparison the fellow students who did not have a PACE like experience in high school.(check out the sidebars)
  • In 2015, PACEr Wendy Ma was awarded the PG&E Bright Minds Scholarship to Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
  • In 2014, PACEr Matthew Fukuhara was awarded a $180,000 ROTC scholarship to UC Davis.
  • In 2013, PACEr Keegan Pincombe was a National Merit Scholarship winner to University of Santa Clara.
  • In 2012, PACEr Raymond Chan was awarded over $350,000 in scholarships to Stanford University.
  • In 2006, PACEr Lyndsie Harris was one of only 26 students in the nation to achieve a perfect score on the ACT test.

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