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
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia, Language-Based and Mild Learning Differences, PEPs
Year Founded1996

Student Body

Total Students334 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade St. John Paul Ii Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size17 students
Number of AP Courses11 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus A/B, Chemistry, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Physics 1 and 2, U.S. Government, US History, World History
Average SAT score1213
Average ACT score26
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,550
Tuition Notesother applicable fees
% on Financial Aid
22%
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorSusan Page
Admissions AssociateSharon Wieter

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.15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Art Club, Campus Ministry, Culture Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Latin Club, Liturgical Choir, Math Team, National Art Honor Society, National Honor Society, Pro-Life Club, Science Olympiad, Spanish Club, Student Council, TARC Rocket Team, Thespian Club

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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