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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  • Jan

    First Annual JPII College Admissions Deans’ and Directors’ Event

    Spend an Evening with Esteemed College Deans and Directors.
    The 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 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!
    Main - Athenaeum - Room 2301
  • Jan

    Cardinal Booster Club Mtg

    Main - Business Office - Room 1332
  • Feb

    JPII College Jump Start Program

    The JPII Office of College Placement recognizes the importance for you and your parents to have the opportunity to share in the discussion with experts as they present topics associated with your next steps after high school.  Attendees will pick three sessions and will be encouraged to split up so that families can gain more information by attending multiple sessions.  The presenters (college admissions officers from around the country) are speaking about topics and will also share a little information about their universities.  This is the format of the event
    Welcome in the Athenaeum 
    Session 1
    Session 2 
    Session 3 

    Instructions about how to register and session topics will be forthcoming.

    Main - Athenaeum - Room 2301
  • Feb

    Cardinal Booster Club Mtg

    Main - Business Office - Room 1332
  • Mar

    Cardinal Booster Club Mtg

    Main - Business Office - Room 1332
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