At A Glance

Year Established: 1965
Location: Everett, MA
Type of School: Private HS. CO-ED
Grades: 9-12
High School Population: 300
Teacher/Student Ratio: 1:13
ESL Program: Yes
AP Classes: 11
Average SAT Score: 1700
College Matriculation: 100%
Accreditation: NEASC
Religious Affiliation: Yes
Uniform Requirement: Yes
Admission: TOEFL iBT/SLEP +Interview
Student Dorm: Yes Host Family: Yes


Pope John XXIII is a Catholic co-educational college preparatory high school dedicated to fostering compassion, justice, dignity, and truth within a global community. We provide a rigorous, values-based academic program that incorporates religious studies, community service, liturgical celebrations, and extracurricular activities. With a firm foundation, we enable the future generation to embrace their stewardship over the Earth.

Core Values:

We honor Pope John’s motto, “In essentials unity, in nonessentials liberty, and in all things, charity.” (Pope John XXIII), by adhering to Gospel values such as: tolerance, faith, hope, love, and joy. We focus on scholarship in our quest to develop a well-rounded individual who is prepared to face the challenges he or she will encounter in the future. We have opened our doors to international students and therefore have committed ourselves to providing an environment of educational excellence for our global community.

We participate in service opportunities to promote student leadership, integrity, and an awareness of our responsibility as stewards over the Earth.

We encourage an engaged community of learners, including students, parents, guardians, faculty, staff, and trustees to embrace a lifelong pursuit of knowledge.


Graduation Requirements

English 4, Mathematics 4, Science 4, History 3, Bible 1, Foreign Language 3, Art & Physical Education 1

AP Courses

Calculus AB&BC, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Literature&Composition, Language&Composition, Psychology, World History, European History, Studio Art, Music Theory, French, Spanish

Sports and Athletics

Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball


Adventure Club, Ambassador Club, Art Club, Book Club, Chess Club, Diversity Club, Drama Club, Environmental Club, Math Club, School Yearbook, Speech/Debate Club, World Travel Club (Clubs may be subject to change based on annual participation)

Where Our Graduates Go

University of Alabama, American University, Boston University, University of California, Santa Cruz, Indiana University, Bloomington, University of Iowa, University of Kansas, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, University of Massachusetts, Boston, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Michigan State University, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, University of New Hampshire, University of San Francisco, School of Visual Arts, NYC, Suffolk University, and more.