About KHS

 Best HS Kennett High School is proud
to be have been named
one of the best high schools
in New Hampshire by
U.S News and World Report.

Our mission is to ensure high levels of achievement for all students as determined by state and national standards.
We commit to a comprehensive system of support to assure this outcome.

Academic Expectations - Students will:

  • write effectively in a variety of forms, for different purposes, and to diverse audiences.
  • read with fluency and understanding and develop an independent reading habit.
  • demonstrate a facility with numbers, perform mathematical calculations accurately and apply mathematical operations effectively in a variety of situations.
  • use technology effectively as a tool for accessing, organizing, analyzing and presenting information.
  • formulate questions based on needs, interests and information and test hypotheses using appropriate research and data analysis.
  • apply speaking and listening skills as a means of gathering information and communicating with others.
  • compare and contrast cultures of the world with respect to art, music, language, history and other salient characteristics.
  • reflect on their own work and understanding, identify strengths and weaknesses, and consider feedback from others.
  • apply appropriate models and unifying principles to solve problems in a variety of contexts.
  • monitor personal health and develop habits that lead to better health and fitness.

Social Expectations - Students will:

  • empathize with other people and view events and decisions from multiple perspectives.
  • collaborate effectively with self-directed teams of students.
  • act in a respectful manner toward all members of the school community.
  • speak with honesty and act with integrity.
  • demonstrate initiative and motivation for learning.
  • demonstrate responsibility for academic achievement and personal growth.

Civic Expectations - Students will:

  • understand the rights and responsibilities of United States citizens.
  • participate in community service.
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