St John Paul Ii Catholic High School

  • Established in 1996, St. John Paul II Catholic High School is a Roman Catholic college preparatory school for students in grades 9-12.
  • St. John Paul II Catholic High School is the only Catholic parochial high school in the Tennessee Valley and greater Huntsville area.
  • The school functions under the sponsorship of the Diocese of Birmingham in Alabama.
  • The school is a member in good standing of the National Catholic Educational Association, with accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
  • The mission of St. John Paul II Catholic High School is to serve the families of our Catholic parishes and the wider community by providing a Catholic education in a caring environment that stresses academic excellence.
  • St. John Paul II Catholic High School is committed to developing the total person in body, mind, and spirit.
  • We pledge to teach the message of the Gospel and the Tradition, to form a school community of faith, to provide experiences of liturgy and prayer, and to guide students to loving service.
  • We will encourage, challenge, and support each student to learn enthusiastically, to lead honorably, and to live responsibly in our world.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1996

Student Body

Total Students384 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 21%
Students by GradeSt John Paul Ii Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size20 students
Number of AP Courses12 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesArt, Biology, Calculus A/B, Chemistry, Computer, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, European History, Government, Physics, Psychology, World History,
Average SAT score1270
Average ACT score26
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,300
Admissions DirectorKathleen Tetzlaff

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceDiving,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.26 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
A Cappella Club, Art Club, Campus Ministry, Culture Club, Cyber Patriots, Epiphany Literary Magazine, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, German Club, Holiday Club, Improv Club, International Club, Latin Club, Liturgical Choir, Love Is Louder, Math Team, National Art Honor Society, National Honor Society, Physics Club, Pro-Life Club, Scholar's Bowl, Science Olympiad, Spanish Club, Student Council, TARC Rocket Team, Thespian Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Jazz Band

School Notes

  • Established in 1996, St. John Paul II Catholic High School is a Roman Catholic college preparatory school for students in grades 9-12.
  • St. John Paul II Catholic High School is the only Catholic parochial high school in the Tennessee Valley and greater Huntsville area.
  • The school functions under the sponsorship of the Diocese of Birmingham in Alabama.
  • The school is a member in good standing of the National Catholic Educational Association, with accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
  • The mission of St. John Paul II Catholic High School is to serve the families of our Catholic parishes and the wider community by providing a Catholic education in a caring environment that stresses academic excellence.
  • St. John Paul II Catholic High School is committed to developing the total person in body, mind, and spirit.
  • We pledge to teach the message of the Gospel and the Tradition, to form a school community of faith, to provide experiences of liturgy and prayer, and to guide students to loving service.
  • We will encourage, challenge, and support each student to learn enthusiastically, to lead honorably, and to live responsibly in our world.

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