St. John Paul II Catholic School

 PASTOR

   Father Tom Clegg

PRINCIPAL

   Mrs. Karen Haas

FOUNDED

   1949

COLORS

   Navy blue and Burgundy

MASCOT

   Knights

MISSION

The mission of St. John Paul II Catholic School is to provide quality educational services and opportunities designed to nurture the spiritual and academic growth of the children committed to our care in a safe, happy and secure learning environment and serve as an extension of the family.

CURRICULUM

St. John Paul II Catholic School provides a high quality academic experience woven with the Gospel values. The rich St. John Paul II Catholic School tradition of high academic success is obtained through the use of proven traditional teaching methods coupled with innovative teaching practices enhanced with technology. Our high expectations translate into proven results. Each child experiences academic, spiritual and social growth to his or her highest potential.

ACCREDITATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

   North Central / AdvancED

   National Catholic Education Association (NCEA)

   Indiana Non-Public Education Association

RECOGNITIONS

   Blue Ribbon School of Excellence in 2003

   Four Star School 2013 by the Indiana Department of Education

ENROLLMENT

   K-6: 221 Students

   Preschool: 91 Students

   NEEDS-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS, TAX CREDIT SCHOLARSHIPS AND STATE VOUCHERS

   Awarded for the 2014-2015 school year = $166,169.29

 

FACULTY 

   Full time - 16

   Part time - 4

   Percent with Advanced Degrees – 76%

   Teacher-Student Ratio: 16:1

 

FAITH FORMATION

   Theology Curriculum with emphasis on prayer, contemplation, meditation, and journaling

   All-School Liturgies Weekly

   First Eucharist and First Reconciliation Preparation in Grade 2

   Student-service – 50 Documented Hours in Grade 6 with Countless other Opportunities

   Student Retreats – Grade Six Rancho Fromasa Trip

   Liturgical Planning and Participation as Altar Servers, Lectors, and Cantors

   Lenten Stations of the Cross Prayers Weekly

   Advent and Lent Pennance Services

SPORTS

   K-2: Flag Football

   K-2: Intramural Basketball

   K-6: Fall and Spring Soccer

   1-6: Volleyball

   3-6: Basketball

   3-6: Cheerleading

   3-6: Deanery Football

   5-6: Deanery Tennis