St. John XXIII College Preparatory

St. John XXIII College Preparatory located in Katy, a suburb of Houston, Texas, was founded in 2004 as Pope John XXIII High School. With the canonization of Pope John XXIII in 2014, the school changed its name to St. John XXIII College Preparatory. St. John XXIII College Preparatory is a competitive coeducational college preparatory school of 450 students from Houston`s far west side which includes Katy, Sugar Land, Cypress, Spring, Richmond, Rosenberg, Memorial, and Spring Branch areas.
St. John XXIII employs 45 teaching faculty with 50 percent holding Master degrees or greater.
On average, each graduating class of ~ 120 student receive more than $5 million in scholarships, accumulate more than 9,700 service hours, with a 100 percent college placement rate.
St. John XXIII College Preparatory is accredited by Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops Education Department (TCCB-ED) and AvancEd .

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 437 students
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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St. John XXIII College Preparatory places among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for:

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
2001

Student Body

Total Students
437 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
St. John XXIII College Preparatory Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
20 students
Number of AP Courses
14 courses
List of Courses Offered
Average SAT score
1400
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Pants, shirts, skirts, polos)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Christine Langeland
Admissions Associate
Lauren Cowan

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School Notes

  • In 2001, a group of community leaders joined forces with Monsignor Joe H. Crosthwait and Monsignor Ed Randall and took a giant leap of faith. Soon, they were joined by others who believed in the leadership team and its purpose and vision for the future. Pope John XXIII High School opened in 2004, the first new Catholic high school in the Houston area in more than 40 years a refreshing new model of hope for the future of Catholic secondary education. With the canonization of Pope John XXIII in April 2014, the school changed its name to St. John XXIII College Preparatory.
  • Our mission is to prepare the hearts and minds of our students to serve God and others.
  • Vision Statement: St. John XXIII College Preparatory develops and inspires students in mind, body, spirit, and imagination through Catholic education. We prepare young men and women for life's challenges, to live lives of integrity, and to understand the teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • Philosophy: As a Catholic college preparatory, we are dedicated to the mission of the Catholic Church to share the teachings of Jesus Christ.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 437 students
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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