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Mission statement

Rooted in the Dominican tradition of prayer, study, community and service, Saint John Paul the Great Catholic High School is committed to the formation of youth with special emphasis on the ethical development of the students.  We strive to provide an environment where students can grow in the image of Jesus Christ while developing intellectual, theological, and moral virtues. As a Diocesan School, we prepare each student for a life of faith, service, and integrity.
In order to carry out this mission, the faculty and staff are committed to:
Providing an environment in which the profound dignity of every student is affirmed, thus enabling them to grow in the knowledge of their worth as creatures made in God’s image and invited to share divine life with Him.
Providing an environment in which the Catholic faith is vibrant so that students can grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ and are motivated to take an ever more active role in his Church.
Cooperating with the parents and families of our students, recognizing them as the primary educators of their children.
Saint John Paul the Great is a high school of the Diocese of Arlington, founded under the leadership of now retired Bishop Paul S. Loverde. To learn more about the Catholic Diocese of Arlington, and our new shepherd, Bishop Michael Burbidge, please visit:

Recent news


STEM Camp 2021

We are excited to announce 2021 STEM Camp at John Paul.
Summer Camp

STEM Camp at John Paul

We are so excited to have in-person summer camps this year! We will be hosting a variety of camps including, for the first time--STEM camp! STEM Camp will introduce students to the basics of electricity and by the end of the week, campers will build their own robotic car. We are also thrilled to have Camp Quintessential back! At this leadership camp, campers will spend their days creating, team-building, thinking, bonding, and most importantly, laughing and enjoying the long days of summer!