Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy is an elementary Pre-K through Grade 8 school, located on multiple campuses in the Dorchester and Mattapan neighborhoods of the City of Boston, that dynamically prepares children for life in the 21st century. A stimulating and robust curriculum, enlightened by Catholic teaching, offers all our students an excellent education in a faith-filled and supportive environment. Our Academy strives to create an atmosphere where the Gospel message is proclaimed, community in Christ is experienced, service to our brothers and sisters is the norm and thanksgiving and worship of God is reverently and joyfully celebrated.
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Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy accepts applications all year round. To apply for the current school year, contact the Regional Office or the campus of your choice at
The Academy is currently accepting applications for the 2013-2014 school year. Click here to find out how you can join us in the fall of 2013!
Click here to read the June newsletter.
Please check your campus pages to see the 2013 Summer Reading lists.
Please click here to read an important message from Mr. Wilson.
Congratulations to our grand prize winner, Caileb Dengkhim! Check out our other BIG winners for BIG BUCKS 2013!
Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy continues to pray for all those affected by Monday's tragedy. Below are links to resources to assist you in opening dialogue with your child about the events:
Need to apply for financial aid? Don't miss out on our Financial Aid Open Houses where you will receive personalized financial aid planning!
Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy has been approved for accreditation by NEASC! Click here to read the official announcement.
Looking for activites to do with your children? Check out Boston Central, a website that offers information on activities for kids of all ages and can turn into a day of fun for the entire family!
Want to find out more about the Year of Faith? Click here to find out how you can celebrate and deepen your relationship with Christ.
On May 4, 2012, 200 PJP students performed at The Strand Theatre in Dorchester with the Boston Classical Orchestra. Click here to see photos of the performance! Click here to see a video of the performance!
Dennis Lehane, author of such best-sellers Mystic River, Shutter Island, and The Given Day, recently visited the Columbia Campus to speak with students and faculty. Click here to see photos of the visit!