Academic Program


Prestigious AP Capstone Program

JPII was selected by The College Board as one of only 650 schools nationwide to offer this outstanding program. And now, it’s available to JPII students.

AP Capstone™ is a College Board program that equips students with the independent research, collaborative teamwork, and communication skills that are increasingly valued by colleges and universities. It cultivates curious, independent, and collaborative scholars and prepares them to make logical, evidence-based decisions.

Eligible students begin by taking the AP Seminar course, followed by the AP Research course. Students who earn scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar and AP Research and on four additional AP Exams of their choosing will receive the prestigious AP Capstone Diploma™.

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Discover Your Best Self

St. John Paul II High School’s academically distinguished program of study combined with an experienced faculty with superb academic credentials will inspire your child to achieve their fullest potential.

At JPII, they will fully develop their God given potential to be – the best person, the best student, the best artist, the best writer, the best athlete, the best Christian – the very best they can be.

The JPII Grad at Graduation

The value of a Catholic school education is significant.

Take some time to review the JPII Profile of the Graduate at Graduation.

You, too, can reap the rewards of a JPII educational experience.

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Focus On Learning

Our curriculum blends the traditional and the innovative. We emphasize critical thinking, the art of rhetoric, creativity, research skills, and the importance of morality.

Your child will be motivated to question, evaluate, discover, and create.

Our academic requirements are designed to meet or exceed the admissions requirements of public and private university systems nation-wide.

Through classroom climate, content, and example, all courses teach about the dignity of life, the acceptance and appreciation of diversity, and the value of sound moral judgment.

Embracing Innovation

St. John Paul II High School embraces the exciting technological explosion surrounding us on a daily basis. Recognizing the ever-growing technological society of the 21st century and the need for your child to master the tools available in order to be successful in college and in the workplace, St. John Paul II High School incorporates a 1:1 laptop/tablet program for all of its students.

Dedicated To Excellence

Coming from diverse backgrounds and possessing different interests and varied talents, St. John Paul II High School’s faculty members share an identical calling: to educate your child for global awareness; to commission them to give witness to a shared vision of hope, faith, and love; and to prepare them for the world in which you live, work, play, and pray.

They are extremely dedicated and highly skilled. And, they love to teach.

They will provide your child the help they need to ensure their academic success.

A Community, A Family

Your child will live and experience deep cultural, social, economic, physical, and intellectual diversity on a daily basis through a spirit of community unlike any other.

As one student put it, “At St. John Paul II, everybody is a somebody.”

The End Result

Your child will be provided with an exemplary college preparatory education where principles of academic excellence founded on hard work and self-discipline are paramount. They will be fully equipped to deal with the rigors of even the most selective universities.

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