Pope John Xxiii High School

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  • Pope John XXIII Regional High School Mission Statement: Through the inspiration of Pope Saint John XXIII, we seek to strengthen Catholic faith; promote academic excellence, integrity, and leadership; and practice love, care, and compassion for all human beings in the gospel spirit of Jesus Christ.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1956
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students734 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Pope John Xxiii High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size18 students
Number of AP Courses24 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Comparative Government, AP Computer Science, AP Economics, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French, AP Human Geography, AP Italian, AP Latin, AP Physics C, AP Physics I, AP Physics II, AP Psychology, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP U.S. Government, AP U.S. History, AP World History
Average SAT score1188
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Varies by grade)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$15,500
Admissions DirectorMr. George Mihalik, Enrollment Director
Admissions AssociateMrs. Anne Kaiser, Director


Total Sports Offered18 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingAlpine SkiingBaseball,
Cross CountryField Hockey,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Winter TrackWrestling,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.28 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Academic Team, American Spirit Singers, Chess Team, Debate Club, Faith & Ministry, Film Club, French Club, FTC Robotics, Future Business Leaders of America, Green Team, Habitat for Humanity, Interact Club, Italian Club, Key Club, Microscopy Club, Mock Trial, Music Club/Show Band, Pawprints, Pep Band, Photography Club, Pope John Players - Theater, S.A.B. - Stand Against Bullying, Science League, Search for Christian Maturity, Ski Club, Spanish Club, Stand Tall, Zero Robotics

School Notes

  • Since 1956, Pope John XXIII Regional High School has challenged its students to "Be an Honor to the Father."  The high school is part of The Catholic Academy of Sussex County, a PreK-12th grade community, located in Sparta, New Jersey.  The unique 45-acre campus hosts three schools -- Rev. George A. Brown Memorial School (PreK-4), Pope John XXII Middle School (5-7), and Pope John XXIII Regional High School (8-12) --  designed to promote academic excellence and meet the specific needs of each age group.  Students attend First Friday Liturgy and Liturgies on Holy Days of Obligation in addition to their daily participation in faith-centered classrooms.
  • Students at Pope John XXIII Regional High School can avail of numerous Fine Arts courses in theater, visual arts, choral music, and instrumental music in additon to a full complement of 135 courses on three levels - 74 Regular, 37 Honors, and 24 Advanced Placement.  We invite you to visit our website at www.popejohn.org and explore the Academics tab to review departments and course offerings.

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The school swim team is amazing! The girl's team has won 123 conference meets in a row and 15 consecutive NJAC Conference Championships. The boy's team is undefeated this year and should win the NJAC. Smart kids and great athletes in a family atmosphere.
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I like this school a lot thus why I selected pope John as my first choice. l will write my BECE this year.
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