Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 128 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $2,450
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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St. John Paul II Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Cost
Summer Program Cost Notes
Super Summer Language and Math is a six-week program held at Ascension Catholic School.

Student Body

Total Students
128 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
St. John Paul II Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
18 students
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Significant financial aid is readily available.
% on Financial Aid


Total Sports Offered
4 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
2 extracurriculars
Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Little Rembrandts

School Notes

  • Each child knows they are a beloved child of God with special gifts and talents to share with the communities to which we all belong.
  • Our scholars value their education, are service-minded, faith-filled and hard working.
  • Our scholars and staff worship, pray and learn together in the Catholic tradition, while welcoming and respecting all families on their unique faith journeys.
  • Our graduates leave our classrooms ready for high school. They attend schools like DeLaSalle, Cristo Rey Jesuit, and Totino Grace, and they are succeeding there and getting their diplomas.
  • We serve the whole child, removing barriers to education for scholars and families with community partnerships, generous donors and committed volunteers. (counselors, small class sizes, technology, enrichment, summer school)
  • Staff are a mission-driven community of learners.
  •  We will not turn away families who want to live our mission with us for their inability to pay.
  • JPII reflects the diversity and renewed energy of Northeast Minneapolis through increasing enrollment and community involvement.
  • Our school is built upon a history of serving immigrants and all of the faithful, and we are upholding that tradition.  Our Spanish-English bilingual culture enriches our community.
  • Proud member of Ascension Catholic Academy, a consortium of schools that employs a unique governance model to ensure the financial sustainability and educational excellence of member schools.
Profile last updated: 09/22/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 128 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $2,450
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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