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9-12|Private
735 students
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School leader:  Jennifer Cole
17700 Dominican Dr
Dumfries, VA 22026

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(703) 445-0300
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"We are the only high school in the U.S. to offer a 4-year Bioethics Curriculum."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    None
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Religious, Science
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Graphics...
  • World languages
    French, Latin, Spanish
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85 reviews

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Submitted by a parent · December 02, 2016
The school provides a safe environment, by enforcing over the top discipline with detentions handed out for even minor uniform violations. The school prepares kids well for college, in fact it is so rigorous that I tell my kid that based on my... more

Amount of homework: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · December 01, 2016
I have the opposite opinion of the other parents here. We have found the homework load oppressive and has required that my child drop all sports and other regular extracurriculars, except one, and eliminate all volunteer work in the community... more

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Submitted by a student · September 12, 2016
I LOVED my time at JP. I made the most amazing friends and I had outstanding teachers. The academics are incredible compared to other schools. I really feel like I was prepared for college. I also got into the college I've always wanted to go to.... more

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Submitted by a parent · July 06, 2016
An outstanding school on so many levels. The academics lead the way - Your student will be better prepared to succeed in college (and life). Academics, sports, the arts, and other extracurricular activities are plentiful and inclusive. It's a... more

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About this school

Our exceptional community has built a dynamic environment which will enable your child to prepare academically for college while also enjoying a full, happy, high school experience. We emphasize individual student achievement, character formation, spiritual growth, leadership skills, and relationship-building in a fun, safe, supportive setting. Our diocesan school, led by Dominican Sisters, features the only 4-year Bioethics Curriculum, the House System, a modern campus, and much more.

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Last modified: December 2, 2016
Last modified Saint John Paul the Great Catholic High School is a Private school that serves grades 9-12
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