Why Pope Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy?

Why Catholic Education?

Please note: The following information is designed to help you through the admissions process. Please use this as a guide, but always feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

If you want your child’s education to reflect your faith and values, we encourage you to consider Pope Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy. Your choice will send the message that you value an education that is grounded in challenging your child’s mind, developing his or her character and in Living Jesus. This message is woven into every aspect of the school day – from the curriculum to spiritual formation to extracurricular activities.

You and your family are invited to schedule a tour and to speak with our faculty, staff and parents. You will witness the Catholic school advantage. May God bless you and your family as you consider this important decision for your child.

Contact us to set up a tour or for a tuition and enrollment packet.
Why Catholic Education?

Values, Faith and Service 
Catholic Schools . . .

  • Prepare students to encounter Jesus Christ and bring Catholic teachings into their lives and the lives of those around them.
  • Reinforce faith and values taught at home by continuing their practice every day in school and co-curricular activities.
  • Strive to foster student’s lifelong commitment of Christ-centered service to others.

Excellent Academics
Catholic schools . . .

  • Teach knowledge and skills that enable students to function well as citizens in a changing technological and multicultural society.
  • Use a whole-child approach fostering intellectual, spiritual, physical, and social development.
  • Employ a curriculum based on national, state, and diocesan standards.
  • Find that a majority of their students consistently score above average on standardized tests.

Innovative Technology
Catholic schools . . .

  • Are equipped with computers, smart boards and other cutting edge hardware.
  • Integrate the use of technology into the various subject areas. Provide instruction in the ethical and safe use of the internet and other technology.

A Nurturing & Safe Environment
Catholic schools . . .

  • Teach respect and dignity of self and others.
  • Administer discipline in Christ-like manner.
  • Offer an education that is personal; teachers know their students as individuals, their various learning styles, their strengths and limitations, and what motivates them.
  • Cultivate an environment in which children can discuss and live a value-based life.
  • Invite and encourage families to be involved in the school.

A Good Investment 

  • 96% of Catholic school graduates go on to further their education at some of the best colleges and universities in the country.
  • Catholic education is one of the most important investments a parent can make to ensure the success of a child’s life in this world and for eternity. Students in Catholic schools experience a culture of service which  carries over into their adult lives often benefiting local, national and even global communities.
  • Many parents choose Catholic schools for their children because of superior academics. The longer a student stays in Catholic schools, the greater is their achievement.
  • Catholic school students are encouraged to question, to accept challenges, to make choices and to assume leadership roles.
  • Catholic schools educate the whole child, emphasizing faith, academic achievement, self discipline, and high moral standards.
  • Catholic schools make a positive difference in the lives of their students. These schools are communities of hope which reflect God’s love and love of neighbor.