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Pope John XXIII

School Profile

     Pope John XXIII

  Elementary School

      221 W State St.

  Madison, IN  47250


       School Hours

    8:15am - 3:00pm


2016-2017 PROFILE


Current Enrollment

Preschool:  81

Kindergarten-6th Grade:  257


Our Vision



Our Faculty and Staff

Chris Craig, Pastor

Phil Kahn, President

Curt Gardner, Principal

Pope John has 21 full-time and 30 part-time faculty/staff.

Our average class size is 18.4.


Grading System

3rd-6th Grade             K-2nd Grade

Percentage Scale       Skill Based Scale

95-100          A              E  – Exceeds Standard

86-94            B             M – Met Standard

76-85            C             N – Did not meet

70-75            D            Standard

69-0              F             X – Did not cover the








Spring 2013 ISTEP+ (% of students who scored at or above the state standard)

3rd Grade                    English/Language Arts    88%

                                    Mathematics                 88%


4th Grade                    English/Language Arts    93%

                                    Mathematics       93%

                                    Science       76%


5th Grade                    English/Language Arts    79%

                                    Mathematics                 96%

                                    Social Studies        63%


6th Grade                    English/Language Arts    79%

                                    Mathematics        96%

                                    Science        63%


Refer to Indiana Department of Education website for more information, www.doe.state.in.us.



Accreditation and Membership

Pope John XXIII Elementary School is accredited by the Indiana Department of Education and the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.  Pope John is also a member of the Indiana Non-Public Education Association.


Academic Teams

Extra academic team opportunities are experienced at Pope John which include:  Geography Bee, Math Bowl, Spelling Bowl and Science Bowl.


Special Classes

On a weekly basis, Pope John students receive instruction in special classes:  creative art, computer instruction, library media, music or band and p.e.  Students are given the opportunity to learn more about the Spanish and French languages and cultures.


Unique Opportunities

Our students have the opportunity to use and improve their public speaking skills from kindergarten through 6th grade by actively participating in weekly liturgies.


Daily prayer sets the tone for the day, gives the entire school an opportunity to think about their faith and remember people in their lives who need our prayers.  Our Christian environment provides a sense of community.


Caring and dedicated teachers are involved with numerous activities, attend sporting events, encourage academic competitions and share their faith-filled lives with their students.


Pope John students are involved in service learning projects;  Birthline, Run for Molly Dattilo, food drives and donating items for those less fortunate, just to name a few.


After School Activities

Baton, Boy Scouts, Dance, Piano, Girls on the Run, Pope John Running Club and Spanish Classes


Extended Care is offered for every child at Pope John from 3:00-5:30pm.


Pope John Preschool/Daycare

Pope John Preschool/Daycare offers a unique and quality program for preschool aged children.  The program is staffed with 11 quality individuals who provide a caring and nurturing environment for developmental growth and enrichment for our children’s future.


Prince of Peace Catholic Schools prepare students to lead meaningful lives by combining rigorous academics with opportunities for exploration and reflection.


Prince of Peace Catholic Schools are one of the area's leading Catholic Schools.

Pope John XXIII Elementary

221 West State Street

Madison, Indiana 47250


Shawe Memorial Jr./Sr. High School

201 West State Street

Madison, Indiana 47250


Administration and Parish Office

305 West State Street

Madison, Indiana 47250


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