Spiritual and Academic Leadership of Dominican Sisters Exceptional Faculty and Staff Accredited College Prep Curriculum, including AP and Honors courses Flagship Bioethics Program Unique House system State-of-the-Art Classroom and Athletic Facilities Competitive Athletic Program Special Education: The Options Program Tuition Assistance and Transportation Options.

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
IEP support accommodations
Year Founded
Summer School Offered

Student Body

Total Students
610 students
Student Body Type
Students by Grade
Saint John Paul the Great Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Number of AP Courses
22 courses
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
(We have both a casual and formal uniform. Both are provided through Flynn & O)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15 / rolling
Tuition Notes
Please view our tuition information on our website: https://www.jpthegreat.org/apps/pages/tuition
Admissions Director
Ms. Sarah Moffit
Admissions Associate
Ms. Natalie Williams



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
15 extracurriculars
Astronomy Club, Chess Club, Creative Writing Club, Drama Club, French Club, Latin Club, Life Savers Pro-Life Club, Math Club, National Honor Society, Options Club, Robotics Club, Servant Leadership Association, Service Club, Spanish Club, World Languages National Honor Society

School Notes

  • Established in 2008, as Saint John Paul the Great Catholic High School is a fully accredited college preparatory high school of the Diocese of Arlington, under the leadership of the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia. Rooted in the Dominican traditions of prayer, study, community, and service, Saint John Paul the Great is committed to the education and formation of youth, with special emphasis on the ethical development of students.  The college preparatory curriculum challenges each student at the appropriate level offering three levels of academic study Academic, Advanced, and Honors/AP.   The curriculum also includes a four year Bioethics curriculum which makes John Paul the Great the only high school in the country to do so.  Written specifically for the school, the Bioethics program provides students with the ethical foundation needed to address the serious medical and bio-tech issues of today.  Through this program, students are encouraged to make wise personal decisions and learn how to responsibly promote ethical policies and practices which bring greater respect and dignity to the human person.   John Paul the Great was the first high school in Virginia to institute the House System, which fosters school spirit and provides opportunities for students to participate and lead on a regular basis through various competitions, team-building activities, and service projects.  John Paul the Great also offers a wide range of co-curricular activities and 17 different sports competing at the Varsity and Junior Varsity levels through the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association.   The school`s exceptional faculty and staff have built a dynamic environment which will enable your child to prepare academically for college while also enjoying a full, happy, high school experience.  The school emphasizes individual student achievement, character formation, spiritual growth, leadership skills, and relationship-building in a fun, safe, supportive setting.
Profile last updated: 08/18/2021

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