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How to Apply

 

StJPII is now accepting applications for
PreK4 - 7th Grade

*Please email admissions@jp2.org if you are interested in 8th Grade

for the 2023/2024 school year
 

St. John Paul II Catholic School 2023 / 2024 School Year APPLICATION PROCESS

ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA

Applicants are considered for acceptance to St. John Paul II Catholic School using the following criteria:

  • By September 1 of the school year applying for, the child must be four (4) years of age to enroll in
    Pre-Kindergarten, five (5) years old to enroll in Kindergarten, and six (6) years old to enter First Grade.

  • All PreK4 and Kindergarten students must be fully toilet-trained. No pull-ups or diapers will be allowed.

  • When all other enrollment criteria are equal, Catholic applicants and/or children of alumni will be accepted over non-Catholic applicants, and Christian applicants will be given priority over non-Christian applicants.

  • Passing grades of “C” (78%) or better in all subjects are required for the last 3 academic years.

  • Prior standardized test scores of 60th percentile or higher (1st - 7th Grade) are required for the last three academic years.

  • PreK4 and Kindergarten applicants must score 75% or higher on St. John Paul II Catholic School entrance screening. 1st - 7th Grade applicants must score 60% or higher on the entrance exam and demonstrate satisfactory writing skills through their responses to certain parts of the exam.

  • Behavior and conduct ratings of satisfactory or better on both report cards and teacher recommendations are required.

  • If the Admissions Committee is undecided, the applicant may be asked to meet with the administration or the teachers for an interview.

  • Upon acceptance to St. John Paul II, PreK4 and Kindergarten students MUST re-test annually and meet appropriate percentiles of 75% or above to advance to the next grade.

  • Students that receive a “Provisional Acceptance” letter will be required to attend StJPII’s Summer Enrichment Program June 5-23, 2023. Registration for the Summer Enrichment Program opens on our website in January.

     

                                                   Click below to access the online application for the 2023/2024 school year