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A PPLICANT E SS AY

Please hand-write your response using black or blue ink. Either cursive or printing is acceptable. Please write your

response without any assistance.

Please be sure to sign your essay.

At John Paul II High School, our mission is to develop leaders who are critical thinkers and effective communicators,

committed to service and rooted in faith. In a well-developed essay, please describe how you would embrace this

mission while at JPIIHS and in your years beyond high school.

John Paul II High School • Office of Admissions • 900 Coit Rd • Plano, TX 75075 • 972-867-0005

www.johnpauliihs.org • admissions@johnpauliihs.org


APPLICANT ESSAY (PAGE 2)

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John Paul II High School • Office of Admissions • 900 Coit Rd • Plano, TX 75075 • 972-867-0005

www.johnpauliihs.org • admissions@johnpauliihs.org


APPLICANT EXTRACURRICULAR INFORMATION

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Last Name First Name Middle Name

Please indicate your special interests, activities, and talents by checking one or more of the appropriate boxes in each

column.

A Special

Talent

Already

involved

I would

participate

Theatre

Debate,

Speech

Athletics Arts, Band,

Dance Orchestra

Computer

Technology

Faith

Activities

Science,

Math

Student

Council

Reading,

Writing

I am not

interested

1. What special hobbies do you have

2. What books or magazines do you enjoy reading

3. What sports do you play

4. Please list the clubs, community activities, and other programs you have been a member of over the past two years

John Paul II High School • Office of Admissions • 900 Coit Rd • Plano, TX 75075 • 972-867-0005

www.johnpauliihs.org • admissions@johnpauliihs.org


MATH/SCIENCE TEACHER RECOMMENDATION

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Last Name First Name Middle Name

Applying for Grade: 9 th Grade 10 th Grade 11 th Grade 12 th Grade

To The Parents: I waive my right and that of my child to this teacher evaluation form. I ask that the teacher complete

this evaluation and mail it directly to the address listed below.

Parent’s Signature ____________________________________________ Date _______________

To the Teacher: Please assess the above named student as compared with his or her peers at your school. We appreciate

the time and effort taken to complete this evaluation. Please know that all of the information you provide will be held in

strict confidence.

Please mail this form directly to the address below as soon as possible.

Exceptional

One of the best

in my career

(Top 2%)

Distinguished

One of the best

this year

(Top 10%)

Excellent

One of the best

in this class

(Top 25%)

Good Fair Poor No Basis

Peer Relations

Assumption of Responsibility

Citizenship/Conduct

Management of Conflict/Criticism

Emotional Maturity

Reading Skills

Writing Skills

Oral Communication Skills

Critical Reasoning Skills

Academic Promise

Academic Achievement

Motivation

Ability to work independently

Ability to work with others

Pattern of completing work on time

Attention span

Organization/care of materials

Work ethic

Promptness to Class

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS

SCHOOL PERFORMANCE

STUDY HABITS

John Paul II High School • Office of Admissions • 900 Coit Rd • Plano, TX 75075 • 972-867-0005

www.johnpauliihs.org • admissions@johnpauliihs.org


Please select from the following overall recommendations

Highly Recommended

Recommended

Recommended with reservations because________________________________________________

Do not recommend because ________________________________________________________

We value your insight regarding this student. Please comment on any academic and personal characteristics of which

the Admission Committee should be aware. State any unusual circumstances or other factors which might assist the

Committee’s evaluation of the applicant. Any comments that might differentiate this student from other applicants will be

greatly appreciated.

Please comment briefly on the following:

1. Applicant’s social/emotional development as compared with others of the same chronological age:

2. Applicant’s strengths:

3. Applicant’s weaknesses:

4. Disabilities or special needs (including amount of teacher time required):

5. Parental involvement with current school and student’s learning:

6. Would you recommend this student for honors classes Yes No

7. Additional comments (please attach additional sheet if necessary)

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Name Teaching Position Date

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School Address Telephone

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City State Zip

John Paul II High School • Office of Admissions • 900 Coit Rd • Plano, TX 75075 • 972-867-0005

www.johnpauliihs.org • admissions@johnpauliihs.org


ENGLISH/SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHER RECOMMENDATION

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Last Name First Name Middle Name

Applying for Grade: 9 th Grade 10 th Grade 11 th Grade 12 th Grade

To The Parents: I waive my right and that of my child to this teacher evaluation form. I ask that the teacher complete

this evaluation and mail it directly to the address listed below.

Parent’s Signature _____________________________________ Date _________________

To the Teacher: Please assess the above named student as compared with his or her peers at your school. We appreciate

the time and effort taken to complete this evaluation. Please know that all of the information you provide will be held in

strict confidence.

Please mail this form directly to the address listed below as soon as possible.

Exceptional

One of the best

in my career

(Top 2%)

Distinguished

One of the best this

year

(Top 10%)

Excellent

One of the best

in this class

(Top 25%)

Good Fair Poor No

Basis

Peer Relations

Assumption of Responsibility

Citizenship/Conduct

Management of Conflict/Criticism

Emotional Maturity

Language Arts, Vocabulary Usage

Reading Skills

Writing Skills

Oral Communication Skills

Critical Reasoning Skills

Academic Promise

Academic Achievement

Motivation

Ability to work independently

Ability to work with others

Pattern of completing work on time

Attention span

Organization/care of materials

Work ethic

Promptness to Class

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS

SCHOOL PERFORMANCE

STUDY HABITS

John Paul II High School • Office of Admissions • 900 Coit Rd • Plano, TX 75075 • 972-867-0005

www.johnpauliihs.org • admissions@johnpauliihs.org


Please select from the following overall recommendations

Highly Recommended

Recommended

Recommended with reservations because _______________________________________________

Do not recommend because ________________________________________________________

We value your insight regarding this student. Please comment on any academic and personal characteristics of which

the Admission Committee should be aware. State any unusual circumstances or other factors which might assist the

Committee’s evaluation of the applicant. Any comments that might differentiate this student from other applicants will be

greatly appreciated.

Please comment briefly on the following:

1. Applicant’s social/emotional development as compared with others of the same chronological age:

2. Applicant’s strengths:

3. Applicant’s weaknesses:

4. Disabilities or special needs (including amount of teacher time required):

5. Parental involvement with current school and student’s learning:

6. Would you recommend this student for honors classes Yes No

7. Additional comments (please attach additional sheet if necessary)

Please print the following:

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Name Teaching Position Date

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School Address Telephone

_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

City State Zip

John Paul II High School • Office of Admissions • 900 Coit Rd • Plano, TX 75075 • 972-867-0005

www.johnpauliihs.org • admissions@johnpauliihs.org


APPLICANT CHARACTER RECOMMENDATION

Note to Parent or Guardian:

Please give this to a teacher, principal, pastor, rabbi, minister, counselor, employer or youth minister, who knows your

son or daughter.

Student’s Name: ____________________________________________________________

School Now Attending: _______________________________________________________

Note to Recommenders: Your statement will become a part of our confidential file for use only by school staff for

admission. At no time will the applicant have access to it. It will not become part of the student’s academic record.

Please return this form to the address listed below as soon as possible.

Activities

Check those boxes if you are aware of the applicant’s involvement. Feel free to add any activities you think would be of

interest to our admissions’ staff.

Scouting CCD, Religious Education Classes Art, Music

Volunteer Work Computer-related Activities Faith Activities

Sports Part-time Work Youth Organization(s)

Overall Recommendation:

I strongly recommend this applicant.

I recommend this applicant.

I recommend this applicant with reservations.

I do not know this applicant well enough to make a recommendation.

I do not recommend this applicant.

Additional Comments (Please use the back of this form if necessary):

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John Paul II High School • Office of Admissions • 900 Coit Rd • Plano, TX 75075 • 972-867-0005

www.johnpauliihs.org • admissions@johnpauliihs.org


Additional Comments (Please use this form if necessary):

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Evaluator Position Date

John Paul II High School • Office of Admissions • 900 Coit Rd • Plano, TX 75075 • 972-867-0005

www.johnpauliihs.org • admissions@johnpauliihs.org


REQUEST FOR ACADEMIC RECORDS

Parent: Please sign this form and forward it to the school your son or daughter is currently attending.

Student’s Legal Name _______________________________________________________

Date of Birth _____________ Home Telephone _______________________________

School ____________________________________________________________________

I hereby authorize the release of my student’s transcript with academic grades and standardized test scores, and student

discipline records including absence/tardy records to John Paul II High School, Office of Admissions.

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Parent or Guardian Signature

Date

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To the School: This information will become part of our confidential admissions file for use by appropriate officials at

John Paul II High School. Please send photocopies of the following school records to the address listed as soon as possible:

• Cumulative Academic Transcript

• Report card from current academic grade

• Any standardized test results

• Discipline Records including Absence/Tardy Reports and Conduct/Behavior Records

• Health and Immunization Records

Please include any other information concerning this student’s scholarship or citizenship (including awards, honors,

elected positions or outstanding accomplishment) that might be helpful to us in evaluating this transcript.

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Please include any other information that might be helpful to us in evaluating this transcript.

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Signature Title Date

John Paul II High School • Office of Admissions • 900 Coit Rd • Plano, TX 75075 • 972-867-0005

www.johnpauliihs.org • admissions@johnpauliihs.org


Additional Comments (Please use this form if necessary):

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John Paul II High School • Office of Admissions • 900 Coit Rd • Plano, TX 75075 • 972-867-0005

www.johnpauliihs.org • admissions@johnpauliihs.org

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