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Pope John Paul II Regional School

Private | PK-8 | 245 students

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Situated in an urban neighborhood. The median home value is $105,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,500.

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Posted May 10, 2014

Lord of the Flies? Really? You sound more like a disgruntled parent who wants to get back at someone than anyone with an honest opinion. Guess what, there's bullies in every school so you'd better get use to it. The world is full of them. I know a lot of the parents and kids at our school and I've never heard a complaint like this before. The truth is, it's a very good school. The principal and teachers work very hard to educate today's children. That's no small task. Every school has it's problems and it's problem students. If your child is being bullied, make sure you listen to both sides. It's been my experience that there's always more to the story than just what my child tells me. The children at this school are some of the nicest and friendliest kids you'll ever meet. I've always liked the way the teachers and the principal have handled any problem. And there aren't many believe me! They are strict, like you said. Too bad the parents would rather back up their kid than believe he would do anything wrong. If you don't want to teach your kid how to get along with others maybe you should home school your child if they're that thin skinned.
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Posted April 10, 2014

Pope John Paul 2 Willingboro NJ......If your child did not start their education at this school, I. Would highly recommend that you consider the following: Your child is going to be bullied period! It literally is Lord Of The Flies, your kid better have an iron skin and a strong constitution to get through the total lack of accountability. They are strict as they should be but unfortunately, not when it comes to anti-bully behavior. It has become clear to us that this not so christian school is-more concerned about self preservation that it is decency General recommendation: Spend your hard earned heavily taxed money elsewhere, this is not a good fit if you are a true god fearing individual. Good news is no common core yet, this is why they get 2 stars versus zero, please also take this under advisement......
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Posted January 11, 2012

Have been a part of the school family since 2008 & I love the quality of education that my son receives & the peace of mind of knowing I don't need to worry about him because he's being treated fairly & is safe. Mrs. Zagola is a strong leader & the teachers are friendly & very helpful.
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Posted September 4, 2011

I am so glad my children go to this school. They have made great friends and enjoy going to school every day. I know they are getting the foundation needed for a successful future. Basically, they offer strong academics in a safe and friendly enviroment at a reasonable price. I can't ask for any more.
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Posted November 19, 2008

I am so pleased so far with the school. My daughter has attended private school before but has said this by far is the greatest. She always goes to school eager to learn new things and everyone is so friendly and helpful
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Posted August 19, 2008

I am so thrilled with this school! i never question my choice to send my children there, the whole staff is wonderful. The principal knows each and everyone of her students. Every day i drop my children off i know they are safe and well cared for while getting the best education i can give them .
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Posted June 30, 2008

I love this wonderful school and everything about it.The principal is great!I support all who go to it! sad to say I am not returning but I give a million thumbs up!!! Rah rah JP2!!!!
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Posted November 27, 2007

I like this school alot. My daughter looks forward in going to school everyday. The staff is wonderful and the children feel at home there. My daughter has improved a great deal in her academics and I am really pleased. The principal is approachable and she knows most of the children by their name. I think this is amazing.
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Posted August 20, 2007

As a parent I feel like my child is very safe and happy at the school. And I love the fact that there are uniforms and no confusion between what she is going to wear everyday. It is a Catholic school, and even though I am not Catholic, I feel like she is going to be happy and confident going to 6th grade, and being in a different enviorment and she will be glad that she is taken out of public school and that she will look forward to this coming school year.
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11 South Sunset Rd.
Willingboro, NJ 08046
Phone: (609) 877-2144

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