About Us:
John Paul II Academy, located in Garfield Heights, Ohio, offers an education based on integrating the Gospel values with high academic standards at every grade level, Pre-School through Grade 8.  The Academy holds a charter from the Ohio Department of Education and is approved EdChoice school.  The Academy admits students of any race, color, national/ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities made available to all students.

John Paul II Academy is committed to offering an educational program that prepares students for life. We welcome students of all backgrounds, interests, and skills because we recognize that a diverse student body adds richness to the educational experience.

We recognize that God uniquely created each child and it is our privilege to provide for and support your child’s spiritual, social, intellectual, emotional, and physical development. Please give us the opportunity to show you the welcoming caring, and active community at John Paul II Academy.

The community of John Paul II Academy will partner with your family to provide a faith-centered Catholic education rooted in the Gospel message of love, service, and respect.

Student Enrichment:
John Paul II Academy offers a variety of co-curricular activities for student enrichment:

All-day Kindergarten
Before and After School Extended Care
School yearbook
School newspaper
Student Council and other clubs
Spanish for grades 5 – 8
Gifted and Talented Program
Advanced placement – Math
Enrichment program – Art
Drama program
Remedial services in math and reading
Community Service –
Intergenerational Program with Jennings
Psychological Services
Peer tutoring / teacher tutoring after school
Internet access / technology program
2 full computer labs and classroom netbooks
Homework Hotline / EdLine
Peer Mediation Program
CYO sports program
Safety patrol
Student Ministries – Servers, Lectors
P.T.U sponsored hot lunch program
Accelerated Reading and Math
Boy, Cub, and Brownies Scouting programs
Anti-bullying program
Metro-parks program with Lake County
Cleveland Clinic Health program
Junior Achievement Program
Summer School Program by request
CPR/AED trained team
Personnel Virtus-certified, BCI/FBI checked

Adult Involvement
Parents are a vital part of our educational family and true partners at John Paul II Academy. They are involved in the P.T.U, school-wide volunteer activities, special celebrations, and fundraising events. Parents and teachers meet regularly to discuss the progress and well-being of their children.

Type: PK-8
10608 Penfield Ave
Garfield Heights, OH 44125
(216) 581-3080

Principal: Christine Lackney
Open House Date: 1/25/2015