Kennedy Middle School (California)

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Kennedy Middle School (California) At a Glance
Member of SO since
Best finish, regionals 1st
Best finish, state 1st: 2018, 2019
Best finish, nationals 1st: 2019


Kennedy Middle School is a Division B team in Northern California in the Santa Clara region located in Cupertino, CA. Kennedy currently fields three teams: Kennedy Gold(A team), Kennedy White(B team), and Kennedy Blue(C team),however, they do not have any tryouts for the team, and the final team is presumably made of the best 15 students after invitationals. Kennedy goes to 4-5 invitationals per year to maximize the amount of practice they get.

Kennedy is one of the top teams in the nation and especially in Northern California, being able to consistently place at top 2 at NorCal states since 2013. They have qualified for states every year since 2012. In 2018, Kennedy finally made it to nationals after placing second to Winston Churchill Middle School for the past few years, and placed 4th in their debut, which is a very high placing for a first-time nationals team. They returned to nationals in 2019 and won, setting a record for the best score in the national tournament.

Kennedy feeds into Monta Vista High School.

Official Tournament Results

Year Nationals State Regionals
2012 - 9th (255)
2013 - 2nd (138)
2014 - 3rd (120)
2015 - 2nd (103)
2016 - 2nd (106)
2017 - 2nd (79) 1st (48) / 7th (227) / 13th (350)
2018 4th (248) 1st (62) 1st (52) / 9th (294) / 20th (439)
2019 1st (148) 1st (71) 1st (60) / 11th (370) / 23rd (515)

Invitational Results

Year Churchill Mira Loma Mesa-Wilson Ladera Vista Mountain House Muscatel Nordic
2014 1st
2015 1st 8th (224) 2nd
2016 1st 11th (310) / 12th (313) 1st -
2017 1st (99) 1st (80) / 9th (258) 1st (112) 1st (58) discontinued
2018 2nd (90) 1st (90) / 14th (328) 2nd (146) 2nd (160) 2nd (113) / 13th (276) / 10th (259)