John Paul II High School (Plano, Texas)

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John Paul II High School
Address
900 Coit Road
Plano, (Collin County), Texas 75075
Coordinates 33°0′45″N 96°45′51″W / 33.01250°N 96.76417°W / 33.01250; -96.76417Coordinates: 33°0′45″N 96°45′51″W / 33.01250°N 96.76417°W / 33.01250; -96.76417
Information
Type Private college preparatory, Coeducational
Motto "Seek to serve"
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Opened 2005
President Jake Schroepfer, B.S.
Grades 912
Enrollment 786
Color(s)               
Red and Blue and Yellow
Team name Cardinals
Accreditation Southern Association of Colleges and Schools [1]
Yearbook The Cardinal
Tuition $16,750 (for the 2016-2017 school year)
Dean of Educational Operations Steve Mininger, M.Ed.
Admissions Director Mrs. Joey Schewee
Athletic Director George Teague
Website

John Paul II High School is a private Roman Catholic college preparatory high school in Plano, Texas. The school is within the Roman Catholic Diocese of Dallas.

The class building is 300,000 square feet (28,000 m2), and can accommodate up to 1,200 students. Current enrollment is 786 students.

Extracurricular activities[edit]

Below is an incomplete list of extracurricular activities available to John Paul II students:

Academics & science

  • Academic Decathlon
  • National Honor Society
  • Speech & Debate
  • Robotics

Communications

  • Book club
  • Cardinal Chronicles (student newspaper)
  • Speech & Debate
  • Yearbook committee

Fine arts

  • Band
  • Choir
  • National Art Honor Society
  • Orchestra
  • Poetry Club
  • Thespians

Faith-based

  • Honduran Missionaries
  • Pro-life Club

Language

  • Junior Classical League (Latin language club)
  • National French Honor Society
  • Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica (Spanish Honor Society)

Cheer

  • Cheerleading
  • Drill team (Cardinal Belles)

Student leadership & support

  • Cardinal Crew (student mentoring)
  • John Paul II Social Club
  • PAL® (Peer Assistance and Leadership)
  • Student Ambassadors
  • Student Council
  • SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions)
  • TRUTH (Academic Honesty Council)

Sports[edit]

John Paul II High School has a strong history in athletics. Their basketball team went to the state championship in the 2013–2014 season, but lost to the defending champions Prestonwood Christian. Athletic programs continue to show steady growth.[2][3]

The Men's Varsity Soccer team also has won the District Championships for three consecutive years: 2013–14, 2014–15 and 2015–16. In 2015–16, the Men's Varsity Soccer team placed second at in the TAPPS State Championship tournament.

Boys teams Girls teams
Baseball Softball
Basketball
Cross country
Football
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Track & Field
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

References[edit]

  1. ^ SACS-CASI. "SACS-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on 2009-04-29. Retrieved 2009-06-23.
  2. ^ "John Paul II High School Football Schedule". MaxPreps.com.
  3. ^ "John Paul II High School Basketball". MaxPreps.com.

External links[edit]

Official website