Welcome to John Paul II High School

John Paul II High School is an exceptional place of learning, dedicated to providing a superior spiritual, academic, athletic, and
artistic experience in a competitive college preparatory environment and committed to creating Catholic leaders. John Paul II High
School students are college bound, focused and ready to make an impact at both the local and global levels.

John Paul II High School's college preparatory curriculum is a rigorous
four-year program designed to foster the highest level of readiness,
preparing students for their next step in the continuous education process.

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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
  • Support Our School

    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 Francis

Unless you offer the best of yourself, the world will never be changed.

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  • 48

    Acre
    Campus
    A spacious main building for
    learning, performing and
    competing, as well as  outdoor
    venues for football, soccer,
    lacrosse, track & field, baseball,
    softball, and tennis.
  • 317,000

    Square Foot
    Main Building
    A state of the art facility with over
    40 spacious classrooms,
    four presentation halls,
    two gymnasiums, a band and
    orchestra room, 22 locker rooms,
    a dance studio, and a dining hall
    serving chef prepared meals.
  • 12:1

    Student:Teacher
    Ratio
    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.
  • 51

    Teachers With
    Advanced Degrees
    Our faculty understands the
    importance of continued learning
    in their field and the impact
    on our students' education.
  • 23

    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.
  • 89

    Advanced Placement
    Scholars
    2017 Advanced Placement:
    48 AP Scholars
    14 AP Scholars with Honor
    20 AP Scholars with Distinction
    7 National AP Scholars
  • 67

    Zip
    Codes
    Students travel from throughout
    the Metroplex to join the Cardinal
    Family. We offer transportation
    from a variety of area parishes.
  • 722

    College
    Acceptances
    Members of the Class of 2017 were
    accepted to many prestigious
    colleges and universities such as
    Boston College, the University of
    California at Berkeley, the
    University of Cambridge, and
    Southern Methodist University. 

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Upcoming Events

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  • Sep
    17

    Admissions: 8th Grade Visits

    Main - Main
  • Sep
    22

    Hike for Life

    Main - Main
  • Sep
    26

    Cardinal Booster Club Mtg

    Main - Business Office - Room 1332
  • Oct
    2

    Freshmen Class Parent Meeting - Athenaeum

    Please join the Guidance and Counseling Staff on Tuesday, October 2, from 6:00-7:00pm in our Athenaeum for the Freshmen Class Parent Meeting.

    We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday, October 2!
    Athenaeum
  • Oct
    3

    Sophomore Class Parent Meeting - Athenaeum

    Please join the Guidance and Counseling Staff including our new Director of College Placement, Mr. Mickey Saloma, on Wednesday, October 3, from 6:00-7:00pm in our Athenaeum for the Sophomore Class Parent Meeting. 

    We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, October 3!
    Athenaeum
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JPIIHS News

List of 5 news stories.

  • A Young Steward of Creation

    By JPII Staff
    In the midst of caring for her own animals, Senior Olivia Rawlings not only discovered her passion for veterinary medicine, but a passion for the rights of animals in any setting around the world.
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  • BISHOP KELLY CELEBRATES FIRST ALL-SCHOOL MASS ON FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION

    By JPII Staff
    Diocese of Dallas Auxiliary Bishop Gregory Kelly celebrated the first all-school Mass of the 2018-2019 academic year at John Paul II High School on the Feast of the Assumption and encouraged those in attendance to imitate the Blessed Virgin Mary by being grateful for everything given, saying yes in obedience, and being willing to embrace suffering.
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  • DEBBIE DUBOWSKI TO RETIRE

    By JPII Staff
    For 13 years, Debbie Dubowski has been a cornerstone of Student Services at John Paul II High School, as well as the school’s mom-in-residence. At the end of August, she will retire.
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  • Cardinal Belles Begin Competition Season

    by John Paul II High School Staff
    The Cardinal Belles drill team are off to a roaring start to their competition season, sweeping the regional Marching Auxiliaries on Feb. 10 at Plano East High School. The Belles finished as the highest scoring team in the contest and brought home a slew of first place trophies.
     
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  • Academic Decathlon Regionals

    The Academic Decathlon team competed at the Region X AcDec Competition at Highland Park High School on January 19th & 20th.
     
    This was the first year that the JPIIHS AcDec team has competed at the Large School level and the team rose to the challenge, placing 9th out of 18 teams.
     
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John Paul II High School is an exceptional place of learning, dedicated to providing a superior
spiritual, academic, athletic, and artistic experience in a competitive college preparatory
environment and committed to creating Catholic leaders. John Paul II High School students
are college bound, focused and ready to make an impact at both the local and global levels.

John Paul II High School's college preparatory curriculum is a rigorous
four-year program designed to foster the highest level of readiness,
preparing students for their next step in the continuous education process.

John Paul II High School