Welcome to John Paul II High School

John Paul II High School (JPII) is a next generation Catholic college preparatory high school serving families in the greater Collin County area. Founded in 2005, JPII is committed to forming the next generation of effective and ethical servant leaders in our community and the world. Our formative education of the whole person; academic, spiritual, emotional and physical, leads to personal transformation. Inspired by the legacy of our patron, Pope St. John Paul II, we must rouse the minds and hearts of our students, stir their faith, and empower them to create a future based on hope and love.

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  • Our Vision & Mission

    Vision: We will make a difference in the world by walking in the footsteps of Pope John Paul II.

    Mission: To develop leaders who are critical thinkers and effective communicators, committed to service and rooted in faith.

    Who We Are
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Pope John Paul II

The future starts today, not tomorrow.

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  • 17:1

    Small class sizes and an inspiring
    and highly qualified teaching faculty
    ensure that students get the
    best education to prepare them
    to be successful in college.
  • 68%

    Faculty & Administration
    With Advanced Degrees
    Our faculty and staff understand the
    importance of continued learning
    in their field and the impact
    on our students' education.
  • 37

    TAPPS Academic All-State Student Athletes
    Cardinal student-athletes take pride in excelling on and off the field. Our academic all-state student-athletes maintained an average of 90 or above and were named TAPPS 1st or 2nd team all-district.
  • 95%

    Student participation
    in co-curricular activities
    The vast majority JPII students are currently involved in one of our 19 athletic teams and/or our 43 school clubs and organizations.
  • 124

    2018-2019 Advanced Placement
    25 AP Scholars with Honor
    28 AP Scholars with Distinction
    5 National AP Scholars
  • $18.7

    Million in total college scholarships for Class of 2019
    As our students look toward their future, our college placement program stands ready to help them obtain the financial aid they need to achieve their goals.
  • 64

    Students travel from throughout
    the Metroplex to join the Cardinal
    Family. We offer transportation
    from a variety of area parishes.
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    A spacious main building for
    learning, performing and
    competing, as well as  outdoor
    venues for football, soccer,
    lacrosse, track & field, baseball,
    softball, and tennis.

Upcoming Events

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  • Sep

    On-Campus College Visits-Junior Commons

    • Colgate University https://www.colgate.edu/ will be represented by Mr. Jamiere Abney, Senior Assistant Dean of Admission & Coordinator for Multicultural Recruitment
    • Marymount California University*  https://www.marymountcalifornia.edu/ will be represented by Ms. Angelica Granciano, Admissions Counselor  Visit cancelled 
    • University of Southern California https://www.usc.edu/ will be represented by Ms. Kristin Robbio, Senior Assistant Director of Admission 
    • University of South Carolina-Columbia https://www.sc.edu/ will be represented by Ms. Amy Moffatt, Assistant Director of Out-of-State Recruitment
    • St. Louis University*  https://www.slu.edu/ will be represented by Mr. Rashad Young, Admission Counselor 
    • Northern Arizona University https://nau.edu/ will be represented by Ms. Lauren Rosales,  Admissions Officer
    * denotes a Catholic college or university
  • Sep

    On-Campus College Visit - Junior Commons

    * denotes Catholic college or university
    Main - Junior House - Commons
  • Sep

    Volleyball (V, JV, F) vs. BL

    Gyms - Large Competition Gym - GYM 1502
  • Sep

    Office of College Placement - 2019 JPII Deans and Directors Panel

    The Office of College Placement at John Paul II High School in Plano, Texas will be hosting JPII Deans and Directors' Night on Tuesday, September 17th at 6pm in the Athenaeum. 

    The Fall 2019 Deans’ and Directors’ Event, sponsored by the College Placement Office, hosts top college admission professionals from across the United States.  This event is open to all JPII STUDENTS and PARENTS.  Come hear what leading admissions officers are saying about trends in college admissions, what student characteristics they value in the admissions process, their hints for a successful college search, and much more!

    Our Speakers will be:
    Jamiere Abney -  Senior Assistant Dean of Admission and Director of Multicultural Recruitment - Colgate University

    Rachel Butler - Senior Assistant Director of Regional Recruitment - Drake University

    Christine Perrault - Assistant Director of Admissions - St. John's University
    Alan Ramirez - Associate Vice President of Institutional Enrollment, Dean of Admission - Austin College

    Register for the Event  at: https://forms.gle/qcdhAVnMckoufQzc6
    Main - Athenaeum - Room 2301
  • Sep

    SNHS and Mu Alpha Theta Induction Ceremony

    Main - Athenaeum - Room 2301
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