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Pope John Paul II Catholic School
4325 S. Richmond Street
Chicago, Illinois 60632

Telephone: 773.793.7050
Fax: 773.254.9194

Fill out the form below if you have any questions or comments about our school. If you would like more information about registration please feel free to stop by the school at anytime also.

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Designation Name (Select name to email)
Principal Mrs. Deborah Coffey
Assistant Principal Mrs. Ann Harty
Development and Enrollment Ms. Molly Mahru
Administrative Staff Mrs. Chris Ryan
Administrative Staff Mrs. Maria Moreno
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Preschool-102 Ms. Denise Storcz
Preschool-103 Mrs. Anne Sullivan
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Grade 1 Mrs. Rachel Castillo
Grade 2 Mrs. Claudia Leszczewicz
Grade 3 Mr. Patrick Cahill
Grade 4 Mrs. Nancy Gorski
Grade 5 Ms. Kendra Evans
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Technology Mrs. Ann Harty
Science Coming Soon!
Gym Mr. Thomas Reif
Band Teacher Mr. Kyle Anderson
Library Mrs. Sharon McDermott
Blue Army Volunteer Marjorie Carmody

Driving Directions

Pope John Paul II Catholic School is easily accessible within the Brighton Park community. PJPII School is located at 4325 S. Richmond Street in Chicago.

The school is boarded by Pope John Paul II Drive (formerly 43rd Street) on the North, 44th Street on the South, Richmond Street on the East and Francisco Avenue on the West.

For those traveling from the West, Archer Avenue serves as a major road in Brighton Park. Take Archer Avenue east to Richmond Street. Turn right and head south for 3 blocks. The entrance to the parking lot is close to the corner of 44th Street and Francisco Avenue.

For those traveling from the East, Archer Avenue or 47th Street serves as major roads. If using Archer Avenue head west to Richmond, turn left and head south for 3 blocks. If traveling using 47th street, head west and turn right on Francisco Avenue and head north. Turn into the parking lot just past 44th Street.

Nearby Public Transportation

Pope John Paul II Catholic School is located not far from CTA bus stops and the Orange Line.

Pope John Paul II is bordered by several main roadways including Archer Avenue, California Ave, Kedzie Avenue and 47th Street. Depending on your starting point, here are some important routes to get familiar with:

#62 Archer—runs along Archer Avenue with a stop at Francisco Ave. and Richmond St., approximately 4 blocks away from the school

#94 South California—runs along California Avenue with a stop at 44th Street and California Ave., approximately 4 block from the school. #94 also connects with #62 at Archer Ave.

#52 Kedzie California—runs along Kedzie Avenue with a stop at Kedzie and Archer. From there, you can walk a half mile to the school, or transfer to #62 Archer and stop at the intersection of Archer/Sacramento. or Archer/Francisco.

#47 47th Street—runs along 47th Street with a stop at 47th and Richmond St. From there, it is only a 3.5 block walk to the school.

The Orange Line has 3 stops within a few miles from the school, and connecting bus routes to get close to the school.

35th/Archer—take the #62 Archer Southbound to Archer/Sacramento stop or Archer/Francisco.

Western Ave.—take the #94 California to 44th/California Avenue.

Kedzie Ave.—take the #52 to Archer and Kedzie and transfer to the #62 Archer and stop at Archer/Sacramento or Archer/Francisco.

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