Saint John Paul II Catholic School

  • Saint John Paul II Catholic School seeks to encourage eachstudent to be his/her best self by developing good habits of heart,mind, body and soul.
  • This is achieved in a loving, affirmativeatmosphere, where administration, faculty, and staff are dedicatedto the growth and development of each young person throughproclaiming the message of Jesus Christ by creating community,providing education, and praising God.
  • Our teachers are statecertified and committed to reinforcing the Christian values taughtat home.
  • We are proud of our faculty and the contributions theymake.
  • Our goal is to provide each child an opportunity to growmentally, physically, and spiritually' in preparation for life'schallenges and life's fulfillment.
  • We are located in semi-ruralLecanto, Florida, where we have a campus bustling with activitiesand 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 integrateinto lesson plans, for students in interacting with fellow studentsand 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 AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia / Language-based or Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded1985

Student Body

Total Students226 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Saint John Paul II Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineMay. 1
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant$50
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
GolfSoccer,
TennisVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

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

School Notes

  • Saint 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.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lecanto
    Grades: PK-12 | 513 students
    1.1 miles
    4221 W Gulf To Lake Hwy
    Lecanto, FL 34461
    (352) 746-5696
    1.1 PK-12
    513
  • Inverness
    Grades: PK-12 | 175 students
    8.8 miles
    972 N Christy Way
    Inverness, FL 34453
    (352) 726-9788
    8.8 PK-12
    175
  • Beverly Hills
    St Pauls Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 113 students
    8.5 miles
    6150 N Lecanto Hwy
    Beverly Hills, FL 34465
    (352) 489-3027
    8.5 PK-8
    113
  • Crystal River
    Grades: K-12 | 40 students
    6.7 miles
    718 Nw 1st Ave
    Crystal River, FL 34428
    (352) 795-2079
    6.7 K-12
    40
  • Dunnellon
    Grades: PK-8 | 143 students
    14.8 miles
    20831 Powell Rd
    Dunnellon, FL 34431
    (352) 489-7716
    14.8 PK-8
    143

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