Frequently Asked Questions


Which grade levels have openings?
John Paul II High School has openings at every grade level.  Applicants to the Senior class are handled on a case by case basis and the school typically does not accept seniors unless transferring from outside of the Dallas area.

What type of entrance test do students have to take?
All applicants must take the ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam.) Please visit for more information.

Are siblings guaranteed admissions?
Siblings must meet the same requirements as all applicants.  Sibling admission is not guaranteed.

Do I get a discount for having multiple students enrolled at JPIIHS?
We do not offer multiple student discounts.

Does John Paul II High School award financial aid or scholarships?
John Paul II High School offers limited need-based financial assistance.  In addition, all freshman applicants are considered for academic and leadership scholarship from John Paul II High School Endowment Fund.  To learn more about these opportunities, visit the 'Financial Information' section of the website.

Are campus tours offered?
Yes!  We welcome you to join us on Thursday mornings at 9:30 a.m. for a tour of the campus led by a member of the Admissions staff and student ambassadors.