John Paul II Catholic High School (Tallahassee, Florida)
|St. John Paul II Catholic High School|
|5100 Terrebonne Drive
Tallahassee, Florida 32311
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|Patron saint(s)||Saint John Paul II|
|School district||Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee|
|Teaching staff||18.1 (on a FTE basis)|
|Student to teacher ratio||9.6|
|Campus size||37 acres|
|Color(s)||Blue and Gold|
|Athletics conference||FHSAA 3-A|
|Rival||Aucilla Christian Academy & Maclay School|
|Accreditation||Southern Association of Colleges and Schools|
St. 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. The school also has a wide range of clubs, including (but not limited to) an Automotive Club, Aerospace Engineering club, Literary club, and more.
- AP Music Theory
- AP Art
- AP Biology
- AP Calculus
- AP Computer Science
- AP Chemistry
- AP Language & Composition
- AP Literature
- AP Physics
- AP Latin
- AP Spanish
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SJP2 has an active drama department, a chorus that competes statewide 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.
St. John Paul II High School's mascot is Pep the Panther, and their colors are Blue and Gold. SJPII has seven boys' athletic teams and seven girls' teams.
- Cross Country
- Cross Country
- Cheerleading *soon
St. John Paul II School hosts the District volleyball, basketball and baseball events.
Notes and references
- SACS-CASI. "SACS-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Retrieved 2014-04-08.
- "Search for Private Schools - School detail for John Paul II Catholic High School". nces.ed.gov. US Department of Education. Retrieved 8 November 2016.
- JPII Catholic High School » Curriculum
- Southwoodstock Music & Arts Festival | Home | Community Music & Arts All-day Festival Archived January 6, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.
- http://sites.google.com/site/jpiilatinclub/. Retrieved June 16, 2009. Missing or empty