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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    Each year, members of the community can show their support for exceptional college-preparatory education through giving to the Annual Fund.

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Pope John Paul II

The future starts today, not tomorrow.

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  • 12:1

    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.
  • 25

    Advanced Placement
    Courses Offered
    Research shows that students who
    succeed in rigorous course work
    such as Advanced Placement are
    developing college-level knowledge
    and skills while still in high school.
  • 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.
  • 114

    2017-2018 Advanced Placement
    28 AP Scholars with Honor
    31 AP Scholars with Distinction
    4 National AP Scholars
  • $96,499

    Average college scholarships per student in 2017/2018
    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.
  • 48

    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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  • Mar

    Cardinal Booster Club Mtg

    Main - Business Office - Room 1332
  • Apr

    College Placement - Oklahoma State University's Catholic Student Center Presentation

    Father Kerry Wakulich is the pastor of St. John Catholic Student Center at Oklahoma State University.  All students who are interested in attending Oklahoma State University are welcome to Father Kerry's presentation about the services St. John provides to meet the needs of Catholic students away at college.

    Please RSVP at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1OTe4_3CyCcyc68KSHaFXQniFcvx__LdotP4dT9tGpSk/edit
    Main - Junior House - Presentation Hall - Room 1429
  • Apr

    College Placement Office-Understanding the ACT and SAT/NCAA Clearinghouse 101

    *Details will be forthcoming
    Main - Athenaeum - Room 2301
  • Apr

    College Fair - 47 D.A.R.N. (Dallas/Fort Worth Admissions Regional Network) Colleges - Small Competition Gym

    Please join us in the Small Competition Gym on Thursday, April 4, before school from 8:00 am-8:45 am for the DARN College Fair.  We will be hosting 47 colleges and universities from around the country!

    DARN is a professional community of university and college admissions representatives from both private and public institutions.

    The college fair will be held before school and is another amazing opportunity for freshmen, sophomores, & juniors to have their college questions answered, along with any seniors looking to connect with other schools or their soon to be new home for the fall!

    We encourage all students to attend!

    1. Loyola University, Chicago (IL)* - Ms. Angie Alamah
    2. Loyola University, New Orleans (LA) * - Mr. Ricardo Alarcon
    3. University of Kansas (KS) - Mr. Nic Anguiano 
    4. Sam Houston State University (TX) - Ms. Elizabeth Austin
    5. University of Central Arkansas (AR) - Mr. Clinton Brown
    6. Drake University (IA) - Ms. Rachel Butler
    7. DePaul University (IL) *- Ms. Brenda Chavez
    8. John Brown University (AR) - Ms. Lorlee Clark
    9. Louisiana State University (LA)- Mr. Pedro Cobos
    10. Wichita State University (KS) - Ms. Chandra Cralle
    11. University of Illinois (IL) - Ms. Jill Davis
    12. Texas State University (TX) - Mr. Kegan Duncan
    13. Trinity University (TX) - Mr. Brad Durchslag
    14. University of Nebraska (NE) - Ms. Genesis Garcia
    15. West Texas A&M University (TX) - Ms. Alex Guhlkey-Kuehler
    16. Montclair State University (NJ) - Mr. Michael Hart
    17. Samford University (AL) - Ms. Sheri Heasley
    18. Hardin-Simmons University (TX) - Ms. Shannon Higgins
    19. Stephen F. Austin (TX) - Ms. Amy Kobuck
    20. University of Oklahoma (OK) - Ms. Ally Landis
    21. Purdue University (IN) - Ms. Sherrill Landorf
    22. Missouri S&T: Missouri University of Science & Technology (MO) - Ms. Jessica Liberty
    23. University of Texas, Austin (TX) - Mr. Zach Lozano
    24. Kansas State University (KS) - Ms. Mandy Marchesini
    25. University of Central Oklahoma (OK) - Ms. Jessica Mascote
    26. Austin College (TX)- Mr. Cole McDonough
    27. University of Georgia (GA) - Ms. Amber McFarland
    28. Texas A&M, Texarkana (TX) - Ms. Natalie McGuire
    29. University of Missouri (MO) - Mr. Brandon Mills
    30. University of MIssissippi (MS) - Ms. Mercer Ann Moon
    31. Michigan State University (MI) - Ms. Aspen Moore-Mann
    32. Louisiana Tech University (LA) - Ms. Katherine Morris
    33. University of Alabama (AL) - Ms. Dana Morrison
    34. University of Cincinnati (OH) - Mr. Cameron Newton
    35. Marshal University (WV) - Mr. Alex O'Donnell
    36. University of Iowa (IA) - Ms. Lacey Patterson
    37. University of Louisville (KY) - Mr. Tony Ringuette
    38. Auburn University (AL) - Ms. Heather Rodgers
    39. Indiana University at Bloomington (IN) - Ms. Wintress Ross
    40. University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley (TX) - Ms. Andi Scott
    41. University of Oregon (OR) - Mr. Adonis Skinner
    42. The University of Tulsa (OK) - Ms. Ellen Steichen
    43. Texas Tech University (TX) - Ms. Tamara Stroud
    44. University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (CO) - Ms. Anelise Trippe
    45. University of Colorado, Boulder (CO) - Mr. Perri Watts
    46. Oklahoma State University (OK) - Ms. Shelby Wise
    47. Hillsdale College (MI) - Ms. Kelsey Zucker
    * = denotes a Catholic college
    Gyms - Small Competition Gym - GYM 1503
  • Apr

    Office of College Placement- Countdown to College Senior Seminar

    Seniors and Parents of Seniors, are you nervous about going off to college? Do you want to make sure you are prepared to make it through?

    Join renowned educator, Dr. Monique Rinere She has a book coming out published by Random House – Penguin called “Countdown to College – The Essential Steps to Your Child’s Successful Launch.” The focus of this seminar deals with the time period from a student receiving their acceptance to college, through their first semester in college. This is often a critical time in determining the success or failure of a student.

    This event will take place on Thursday, April 4th at 6pm.
    Main - Athenaeum - Room 2301
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