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The largest accredited Catholic elementary school in New England serving over 1,000 children from ages 2.9 through grade 8 in Boston.Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy Lower Mills, Columbia and Neponset Campuses located in the Dorchester Learn More
“My teacher helps us learn new things, even when it’s hard! She makes sure we have lots of movement breaks and helps me make new friends!”K1 student Neponset Campus Neponset Campus
"The teachers are very strong educators; they want to see how much they can stretch your brain and they want you to conquer a lot of success in your life."Grade 3 student Lower Mills Campus Lower Mills Campus
“What I like about school is that we get to explore things. Teachers make class fun and it makes it easier to learn.”Grade 8 student Columbia Campus Columbia Campus
The Academy is a co-sponsored school of the Campaign for Catholic Schools (CCS). CCS brings the resources of top business and civic leaders to the Academy that set a new standard for urban Catholic education and change lives.