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St. John Paul II Catholic High School
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Ranked one of the best high schools in Alabama, St. John Paul II Catholic High School offers college preparatory high school curriculum in a safe and supportive environment. With a 100% graduation and college acceptance rate, the school challenges students with many AP Courses, dual credit classes, and extracurricular activities.
A new high school facility was opened in 2010. The new school offers modern class-rooms, a 3D printer, and two new sports fields.
SPORTS AND ARTS
Since 2015, St. John Paul II has competed in 10 State Championships in Cross Country, Swimming and Diving, and Soccer. Students also have graduated and earned NCAA Collegiate Athletic Scholarship - three scholarships were awarded in 2018.
In 2019, eight students qualified for the North Alabama Private School Honor Band and two students were selected to the All State Choir. International students can also join many curricular and extracurricular art and music class.
Huntsville is one of the fastest growing cities, in Alabama. Home to the University of Alabama, international students can enjoy The Botanical Gardens, The Museum of Art, the Burritt Museum and many other historical sites. The city also boasts some of the best scenery and walking trails in the Tennessee Valley.
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- 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
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