|St. John Paul II STEM Academy at Bellarmine-Jefferson|
465 East Olive Avenue
|Motto||God helping me, I will do my best today|
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|Patron saint(s)||St. John Paul II|
|President||Dr. Jeff Hilger|
|Athletics conference||CIF - Southern Section |
Camino Del Rey Association
|Accreditation||Western Association of Schools and Colleges|
St. John Paul II STEM Academy at Bellarmine-Jefferson is a private, Roman Catholic STEM high school in Burbank, California. It is located in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles. The school is located at the former site of Bellarmine-Jefferson High School which closed in 2018.
St. John Paul II STEM Academy was created through the initiative of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles to continue to offer the best possible options for Catholic schooling in the community of Burbank. The school is located at the former site of Bellarmine-Jefferson High School which closed in 2018.
JP2 STEM Academy has two specialize pathways; Engineering and Media Arts. The academic day will feature a 4×4 block schedule. Students will take four semester-length courses at a time, arranged in a block schedule. Students will also complete courses in ethics and humanities. In order to graduate, all seniors will complete a Capstone Project.
Notes and references
- WASC-ACS. "WASC-Accrediting Commission for Schools". Retrieved 2009-06-05.
- "St. John Paul II Academy Will Replace Bell-Jeff High in 2019". MyBurbank.
- "St. John Paul II STEM Academy introduces itself to Burbank". Los Angeles TImes.
- "New L.A. STEM school inspired by JPII". Catholic News Agency.