St. John Paul II Catholic High School (Alabama)

St. John Paul II Catholic High School
7301 Old Madison Pike

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United States
Coordinates 34°42′36″N 86°41′42.5″W  /  34.71000°N 86.695139°W  / 34.71000; -86.695139 Coordinates: 34°42′36″N86°41′42.5″W / 34.71000°N 86.695139°W / 34.71000; -86.695139
Type Private, Coeducational
Motto Learn Enthusiastically, Lead Honorably, Live Responsibly
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1996
Head of school Dr. Lanny K. Hollis
Grades 912
Enrollment 382 (2018-2019)
Student to teacher ratio 17:1
Color(s) Green, Silver and Black             
Team name Falcons
Accreditation Southern Association of Colleges and Schools [1]
Newspaper Falcon Flyer (on hiatus)
Affiliation National Catholic Educational Association [2]

St. John Paul II Catholic High School is a coed grades 9-12 college preparatory school, located in Huntsville, Alabama. St. John Paul II Catholic High School is the only Catholic parochial high school in the greater Huntsville area. It was founded in 1996 on 4810 Bradford Drive, known as Catholic High. A new 55-acre (220,000 m2) campus was completed in late 2010 in Thornton Research Park. The new campus includes a chapel, academic wings, auditorium, gymnasium, and athletic fields.

The boys' cross country team placed as runners-up in the state in their division in 2015 and 2016.[3]

St. John Paul II Catholic High School is governed by a Board of Trustees in accordance with policies of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Birmingham in Alabama. The school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools(SACS)[1] and is a member of the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA).[2]

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  1. ^ a b AdvancED. "AdvancED-Find Accredited Institutions". Retrieved 2015-09-24.
  2. ^ a b NCEA. "NCEA School Locator". Archived from the original on 2015-09-25. Retrieved 2015-09-24.
  3. ^ "AlabamaRunners | Alabama High School Running News and Videos | Cross Country and Track & Field". AlabamaRunners. Retrieved 2016-01-16.

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