St. John Paul II Catholic School

  • St. John Paul II Catholic School (StJPII) is an independent Catholic school located in West Houston near Katy at 1400 Parkway Plaza Drive.
  • StJPII was established in 1988 as a private independent Catholic School, is a registered non-profit corporation in the state of Texas, and has twice been awarded National Blue Ribbon Exemplary status in 1996 and 2008.
  • The school`s mission is to prepare all students spiritually and academically to succeed in life and to do God's will.
  • More information about StJPII can be found at and on Facebook at

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Texas Catholic Conference Education Department
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1988
Summer School OfferedYes
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2018

Student Body

Total Students720 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 39%
Students by GradeSt. John Paul II Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size24 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 2
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,205
Tuition NotesPreK -- $7705 (half day option available); Kinder-5th Grade -- $7205; Middle School -- $8294; See website for details, including sibling discounts.
Admissions DirectorKathy Rieder


Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Challenge Catholic Girls Club, Chess Club, Conquest Catholic Boys Club, Robotics, Scouting (Boys and Girls)

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Drama Club, Honor's Choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Dance Classes
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