John Paul II Catholic High School (Schertz, Texas)

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John Paul II Catholic High School
6720 Farm to Market 482

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Coordinates29°38′41″N 98°13′37″W / 29.64472°N 98.22694°W / 29.64472; -98.22694Coordinates: 29°38′41″N 98°13′37″W / 29.64472°N 98.22694°W / 29.64472; -98.22694
TypePrivate college preparatory, Coeducational
Motto"Nolite Timere!" ("Be Not Afraid!")
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic
PrincipalAndrew Iliff
Enrollment146 (2012-2013)
Color(s)Navy and Gold          
Athletics conferenceTAPPS
Team nameGuardians
AccreditationSouthern Association of Colleges and Schools [1] TCCED (Texas Catholic Conference Education Department [2] Texas Private School Accreditation Commission [3]
Athletic directorNone
Dean of Student ActivitiesAmy Thomson

John Paul II High School is a private Roman Catholic college preparatory high school in Schertz, Texas. It is operated by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Antonio.


John Paul II was established in 2009, to serve the families in the New Braunfels, Schertz, and the Comal County area. Planning began in 2005 and after two years of planning and outreach in the surrounding parishes, they met with Archbishop Gomez about the possibility of this new school. He not only supported the budding new Catholic high school but requested it be opened as an Archdiocesan school. In August 2008, the Archdiocese bought 53 acres located on the corner of Friesenhahn Road and FM 482. In December the Comal Elementary 16 acre campus across the street was purchased by the school from Comal ISD. The school officially opened August 17, 2009 with 34 students and 10 part-time and full-time teachers under the name John Paul II Catholic High School after late Pope John Paul II.


John Paul II offers 11-man football, volleyball, cross country, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's soccer, swimming, track, golf, tennis, baseball, and softball. [4]

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  1. ^ SACS-CASI. "SACS-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on April 29, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-23.
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