Pope John Paul Ii Catholic School

4341 W Homosassa Trl
Lecanto, FL 34461
Tel: (352)746-2020
Grades: PK-8 | 207 students
Pope John Paul II Catholic School seeks to encourage each student to be his/her best self by developing good habits of heart, mind, body and soul.
This is achieved in a loving, affirmative atmosphere, where administration, faculty, and staff are dedicated to the growth and development of each young person through proclaiming the message of Jesus Christ by creating community, providing education, and praising God.
Our teachers are state certified and committed to reinforcing the Christian values taught at home.
We are proud of our faculty and the contributions they make.
Our goal is to provide each child an opportunity to grow mentally, physically, and spiritually' in preparation for life's challenges and life's fulfillment.
We are located in semi-rural Lecanto, Florida, where we have a campus bustling with activities and learning experiences that reflect our Christian values.
Our "Twelve Pillars" are: Integrity, Excellence, Courage, Respect, Obedience, Scholarship, Sacrifice, Prayer, Faith, Discipleship, Purity, and Service.
They are a focus for teachers to integrate into lesson plans, for students in interacting with fellow students and faculty, and in striving to live the gospel of Jesus Christ.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1985

Student Body

Total Students 207 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade Pope John Paul Ii Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $4,642
Tuition Notes Tuition is subsidized by our six affiliated parishes. The tuition rate mentioned above applies to grades K through 8. Early Childhood 3 and 4 year olds pay $4787. A reduced fee is available for the half day program for 3-year olds. Non-Catholics welcome.


Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Flag FootballGolf,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. National Junior Honor Society, Pro-Life, Student Council Pro-Life, National Junior Honor Society,
Student Council,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Seven Rivers Christian School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Seven Rivers Christian School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Seven Rivers Christian School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lecanto
    Grades: PK-12 | 456 students
    1.1 miles
    4221 W Gulf To Lake Hwy
    Lecanto, FL 34461
  • Crystal River
    Grades: K-12 | 34 students
    6.7 miles
    718 Nw 1st Ave
    Crystal River, FL 34428
  • Beverly Hills
    St. Pauls Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 87 students
    8.5 miles
    6150 N Lecanto Hwy
    Beverly Hills, FL 34465
  • Inverness
    Grades: PK-8 | 87 students
    8.8 miles
    972 N Christy Way
    Inverness, FL 34453
  • Inverness
    Grades: PK-12 | 142 students
    12.4 miles
    4222 S Florida Ave
    Inverness, FL 34450

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