John Paul II Catholic High School (Florida)
|John Paul II Catholic High School|
|5100 Terrebonne Drive
Tallahassee, Florida, (Leon County), 32311
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|Patron saint(s)||Pope John Paul II|
|School district||Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee|
|Asst. Principal||Margo Hall|
|Chief custodian||Mike Ellan|
|Campus size||37 acres|
|Color(s)||Blue and Gold|
|Athletics conference||FHSAA 3-A|
|Rival||Robert F. Munroe Day School & Alfred B. Maclay|
|Accreditation||Southern Association of Colleges and Schools |
|Athletic Director||Anthony Van Gessel|
John Paul II Catholic High School, also referred to as "JP2", opened in the fall of 2001 in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee in Tallahassee, Florida. It is the first Catholic high school to be founded in Tallahassee. The first graduating class was in 2004, with the first charter class graduating the next year, in 2005. The John Paul II School campus initially had a gymnasium, chapel, main building, soccer field, and baseball field. A softball field was added in 2013 and opened for the 2014 season. The school has plans for future augmentation.
- AP Music Theory
- AP Art
- AP Biology
- AP Calculus
- AP Chemistry
- AP Language & Composition
- AP Literature
- AP Physics
- AP Latin
- AP Spanish
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JP2 has an active drama department, a chorus that competes state-wide in choral competitions, a musical instrument program, and a creative arts department that has competed in art competitions and exhibited at various Tallahassee museums and shows. John Paul II School puts on an annual arts and music festival known as SouthWoodStock featuring student and outside artists and musicians.
John Paul II High School's mascot is Pep the Panther, and their colors are Blue and Gold. JPII has seven boys' athletic teams and seven girls' teams.
- Cross Country
- Cross Country
John Paul II School hosts the District volleyball, basketball and baseball events.
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