John F Kennedy High School PACE


The SCUSD common application* for all high school special programs is now available (click or tap the link).  In addition to the online application, PACE applicants must complete an essay

Please click or tap one of the following links to download the essay application (for applicants who submitted a SCUSD Common Application) or the 2016-2017 PACE Paper Application (for applicants who did not choose PACE as one of their two choices on the SCUSD Common Application, or any applicant who prefers a paper application over the online SCUSD Common Application):


  • 2017-2018 PACE paper application, for students NOT submitting the SCUSD common application. Please Note: students who submitted a SCUSD common application -- and did not choose PACE as one of their two choices -- will need to submit the 2017-2018 PACE paper application   

We look forward to hearing from you!

Get ready for the 10th Annual PACE CRAB FEED on Saturday, February 4th!  Crab! Tri-tip! Fun!

Tickets available online! Follow link to 'PACE Online Donations and Store' -- or return the order form to Mr. Whalen in C-301 or Ms. Yee in the PACE Office. 

Early-bird pricing extended through January 20th!

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Elks Lodge #6, 6446 Riverside Blvd.

Volunteer information for students and parents is available -- we appreciate you stepping up!

See you there!

Catch up with Mr. Whalen's MONDAY MEMO to find out about current PACE efforts, upcoming events, cultural and service opportunities, scholarships, test dates, and more! 

Discover the latest: 
PACE Monday Memo_2017_01-17.pdf
(opens as PDF)


Click or tap the icon for archived memos.


First Field Trip for 2nd Semester!


7:30am - 4:45pm

Tours of San Jose Museum of Art and San Jose State University

  • $35 Field Trip fee ($20 with PACE Card)
  • Sign up with Mr. Whalen (C-301)
  • Submit your form & payment to get on the roster or waiting list
  • Capacity: 50 students
  • Assignment due 1 week after field trip is completed

Parent volunteers - please sign up on the back side of student/parent permission form.  Thank you to parents for volunteering and raising funds to make this trip possible!

Download the SPRING 2017 Community Service Log!

Track your community service hours!

Click on the image below to download the Spring 2017 Form (to be used second semester; due 6/01).


The first edition of the PACE Alumni Book is here!  Catch up on former faces, their whereabouts, their reflections on PACE and JFK, and their visions of the future!

PACE Alumni Book ed-01.pdf 

Keep in touch, friends!


Use AMAZON SMILE to support PACE while shopping online!

  • Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to JFK PACE Parent Committee whenever you shop using AmazonSmile.
  • AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know: Same products, same prices, same service.

Support PACE and other charitable organizations by starting your shopping here or by clicking on the AmazonSmile logo.

Use NUGGET MARKET'S SCRIP CARD to support PACE while shopping at Nugget Market!

Join the Nugget scrip community online by clicking or tapping here, or on the Nugget Scrip Card logo.

Thanks for your support, and happy shopping!

Use RALEY'S "SOMETHING EXTRA" SCRIP to support PACE while shopping at Raley's, Bel Air, and Nob Hill Foods!

Join Raley's "Something Extra" rewards program online by clicking or tapping here, or on the "Extra Credit" logo.

Thanks for your support, and happy shopping!

Why take AP...?  Here's why!

Click here to read JFK/PACE graduates' reflections: how Advanced Placement coursework made a difference!

Click here to explore AP on the College Board's website.

Click here to signup for text and email communications - then follow these steps:
  • Click the link above.
  • Type in 1) your Name, 2) email address, 3) cell phone including area code, 4) click the Submit button.
  • Enter the 4 digit activation code that is texted to you.
  • Click the Validate button -- and you're Done! : -)

The Sacramento City Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, political affiliation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, parental or marital status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law, ordinance or regulation, in its educational program(s) or employment.


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