About our School

Unique, family-oriented, educational environment
where all students are motivated to fully develop their talents and skills.
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Director's Welcome

As the Director of JFK, I wish you a very warm welcome to our Small School with a Big Heart! We are at the heart of the Swiss Alps and since 1971 we have succeeded in providing local families an excellent education delivered by exceptional teachers in wonderful newly renovated facilities.

We are making key strides towards creating a school which makes a significant difference to the community we serve and that provides opportunities for all our pupils and students.

Henri Behar. School Director

About

We offer a unique, family-oriented, educational environment where all students are motivated to fully develop their talents and skills in order to prepare them for acceptance into the best and most demanding secondary schools and also for the challenges of the world in which they will live and work.

Core Values of JFK students and staff

The foundation of all we do at JFK:

Adaptability, Morality, Resilience, Enquiry, Cooperation, Communication, Thoughtfulness and Respect.

Certifications

First day of our Rock week. Getting the basics of real rock climbing 🧗‍♀️ Great day on the rocks. #jfk #jfksaanen #gstaad #swissoutdoorcamp #alpinzentrum
Celebrating Switzerland’s national day. Happy Birthday Switzerland! #jfk #jfksaanen #gstaad #swissoutdoorcamp
Adrenaline shot today for some of our campers. Bridge swing day today. #jfk #jfksaanen #gstaad #swissoutdoorcamp #alpinzentrum
Fun day yesterday for our campers. Experiencing nature to its maximum. #jfk #jfksaanen #gstaad #swissoutdoorcamp
For those of you who have not yet heard, the Lovell family are so sorry to report that Mr. Bill passed away at the Inselspital Hospital in Bern, surrounded by family, the evening of July 13th.  Although he had not been well since February, undergoing radiation and chemotherapy, he appeared to be on his way back - walking, biking and swimming again.  His last bout of chemo was too much, however, and he had no resistance left to fight off infection.  He touched many lives and we miss him dearly.  A celebration of life will be held here in the Saanen Church at 12.00 noon on Friday July 22nd, followed by a reception in the garden of the Kennedy School.  A JFK scholarship fund in Mr. Bill’s memory is also being set up for those who would like to donate. Sandy & Family #jfk #jfksaanen #gstaad