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Pope John Paul II High School (Tennessee)

Pope John Paul II High School is a Catholic preparatory school in Hendersonville, Tennessee, United States. It is part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Nashville. It was where the majority of the music video for You Belong With Me by American Singer/Songwriter Taylor Swift was filmed.

Pope John Paul II High School
Pope John Paul II campus.jpg
The campus of Pope John Paul II High School (2013)
117 Caldwell Drive


United States
Coordinates36°18′57″N 86°40′12″W / 36.31583°N 86.67000°W / 36.31583; -86.67000Coordinates: 36°18′57″N 86°40′12″W / 36.31583°N 86.67000°W / 36.31583; -86.67000
MottoFaith Leads Us Beyond Ourselves
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic
Established2002; 17 years ago (2002)
OversightRoman Catholic Diocese of Nashville
HeadmasterMike Deely
Teaching staff42.1 (on an FTE basis)[1]
Enrollment578[1] (2015–16)
Student to teacher ratio13.7[1]
Color(s)Navy Blue and Gold         
AccreditationSouthern Association of Colleges and Schools[2] Southern Association of Independent Schools

Notable AlumniEdit


  1. ^ a b c "POPE JOHN PAUL II HIGH SCHOOL". Private School Universe Survey. National Venter for Education Statistics. Retrieved 17 January 2019.
  2. ^ SACS-CASI. "SACS-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on March 15, 2010. Retrieved 2009-06-23.