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7th Grade Information

Hello, Seventh Grade Families! 

Spring is right around the corner, and we look forward to getting to know you and your family better in the coming months.  Please save the dates for the following March - April events at Pope John Paul II High School! 

Spring Open House

Sunday, March 24, 2019

PJP will host a Spring Open House on Sunday, March 24 from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Students of all ages are welcome! Come let our PJP Student Ambassadors show you around our beautiful school, as they share their experiences and answer questions that are important to you and your family.  You will have the opportunity to meet our administration, teachers, and coaches. We look forward to seeing you and your family on March 24!

Course Selection 
The week of March 18, 2019
Course Selection Information for all registered incoming Freshman will be mailed home the week of March 18.  Included in this mailing will be a Course Selection sheet - incoming Freshman have the opportunity to select a World Language, Fine Arts and Business/Technology electives.  Information regarding our Math and English placement tests for all incoming ninth graders and NEW for the Class of 2023 an application for admission into AP World History: Modern will also be included for those eligible students.


7th Grade Visitation Day

Wednesday, March 20, 2019


Agenda for Visitation Day


7:45 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.      7th Grade students arrive for the day (auditorium)

8:05 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.      Welcome to PJP

9:05 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.      Students will experience a ‘Day in the Life of a PJP Student’

1:30 p.m – 2:30 p.m.       Closing Activities

2:30 p.m. (End of Day)    Student dismissal - Car line located on auditorium bus loop 


Important Information

Important notes for students and their families:

  • The school address is 181 Rittenhouse Road, Royersford, PA 19468.  The Main Office phone number is 484-975-6500(hit zero at the prompt).
  • The PJP school day will begin at 8:00 a.m. and end at 2:30 p.m. Please arrive between 7:45 and 8:00 a.m. and plan for pick-up by 2:30 p.m.
  • All families/students are responsible for their own transportation to and from PJP.
  • Students should report to the Auditorium, on the left side of the building when facing the school. Afternoon pick-up will be from the Gymnasium, on the right side of the building.
  • All Catholic school students are asked to wear their current school uniforms. 
  • Lunch will be provided (at no cost) for all visiting 7th graders.  Students will have a choice of a hamburger or hotdog, along with french fries, a soft pretzel, and a bottle of water.  If your child does not wish to eat this lunch, he or she may bring a brown bagged lunch, which the student will carry.
  • The PJP “bookstore” will be open for the purchase of PJP spirit wear and candy/beverage options, if your child wishes to bring along money.
  • Seventh grade students at parish and regional schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia have registered for this day with their homeroom teacher (or will shortly), and no further sign-up or verification is needed unless your family chooses to change the high school destination for the day.  
  • Parents of public and private school students(students not attending regional and parish Catholic schools) may sign their children up for this day by CLICKING HERE or emailing Mrs. Sara Cooper, Director of Admissions and Retention, at scooper@pjphs.org.   Please share the opportunity with any friends and neighbors who may have seventh grade students - all are welcome!
  • If your child has food allergies or medical needs that the staff at PJP should be aware of, please call 484-975.6500 ext. 0 and ask for the Food Service Director or one of our School Nurses (there is a nurse at PJP five days a week) to address your concerns prior to March 20.


Thank you so much, we look forward to seeing your child on March 20!

7th Grade Scholarship Test
Saturday, March 23, 2019

Pope John Paul II High School's Class of 2023 Seventh Grade Practice Scholarship Test is on Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until noon.

The PJP 
Practice Scholarship Test is an optional test to prepare students for the Eighth Grade Scholarship Test; it is not a placement or entrance test. Students who receive the highest scores on the official PJP Scholarship Test in the fall will be invited back next year to interview for potential scholarship opportunities.

PJP offered the Class of 2022 a record $100,000 in academic scholarships as a result of the scholarship 
test.  Close to half a million dollars in scholarships, grants, and financial aid were awarded to PJP students for the 2018-2019 school year.

There is a $50 fee to take the 
Practice Scholarship Test, and the test format is the HSPT from the Scholastic Testing Service. Students are asked to bring two #2 pencils; calculators are not permitted.  Each student may bring a drink and a snack, and they are invited to dress comfortably. 


to sign up for the 7th Grade Practice Scholarship Test!

PJP's code is Z6

If you have any questions about Pope John Paul II High School or any of the above events, please do not hesitate to reach out to Mrs. Sara Cooper, Director of Admissions and Retention.  I look forward to answering your questions about the high school selection and admissions process and getting to know your family better in the year to come!



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