About Us

Welcome to St. John Paul II Catholic School / Faculté Jean-Paul II
 
300 Arbour Hills Blvd
Grande Prairie, AB, T8X 0V2
P: (780) 832-4000
F: (780) 532-3430
 
Offered High School Programming

High School sized Gym (1180m2), Celtic Academy (8-12), Construction Lab, Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP), Welding/Automotive, Fashion Lab, Dual Credit & Credentialing, Cosmetology (24 Stations), Commercial Cooking Lab, Theatre Arts (338-Seat Theatre with full lighting and sound), Drama, Visual/Graphic Arts, Design Studies Lab, Band, HRH Daycare/YMCA, Driver Education, Advanced Academic Track
 
French Immersion

On February 27, 2017, St. John Paul II Catholic School was established as Faculté Jean-Paul II for Grade 8-9 French Immersion. Taking effect in 2017-2018, Faculté Jean-Paul II will add a grade every year until the school includes Grade 8-12 in 2020-2021.
 
Leading French Immersion
 
District Principal of French Immersion Linda Beaudet will lead the Pre-K-12 French Immersion program throughout the district. Along with regular curricular duties, Linda’s main work is to enhance the French Immersion program in Grades 8-12 and to support the Pre-Kindergarten-Grade 7 Immersion program.
 
Courses and Subjects
 
Grade 8-10 French Immersion students have access to a full French Immersion program, along with a diverse range of options for students to pursue.
 
Français and Études Sociales are offered to Grade 10, 11, and 12 students. Mathématiques and Science courses are being considered for Grade 11 and 12.
 
What St. John Paul II Offers
 
Faculté Jean-Paul II is located on the second floor of the St. John Paul II building. The Faculté has classrooms dedicated exclusively to French Immersion and its own designated flex/gathering space. Faculté Jean-Paul II students have the same amount of access to St. John Paul II’s various facilities as the English students, such as the Performing Arts Centre, Commercial Cooking Lab, Construction Lab, Outdoor Classroom, High School Gym, Celtic Academy, and more.
 

Check out our Athletics Page to see the sports and clubs St. John Paul II - Faculte Jean-Paul II offers
 
Band & Music Programs
 

Two high school programs will be offered for St. John Paul II / Faculté Jean-Paul II students.

St. John Paul II / Faculté Jean-Paul II High School Band: Open to the St. John Paul II / Faculté Jean-Paul II Grade 8-10 students and possibly others.

St. Joseph High School Band: Students attending St. John Paul II / Faculté Jean-Paul II are welcome to join the after-school Jazz and Wind Ensemble program at St. Joseph CHS.

YMCA

The YMCA is the largest and most trusted provider of not-for-profit child care in the region. The child care programs deliver stimulated learning experiences in a safe environment that will enhance your child's social, intellectual, physical and emotional development. Available for early dismissal and professional development days as well. For more information, please email ccinterest@northernalberta.ymca.ca.