John W Hallahan Catholic Girls' High School

Tel: (215)563-8930
Grades: 9-12 | 480 students
Inspired by a rich diversity and ideal Center City location, John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls' High School, through a Catholic values centered curriculum, educates women with faith, purpose and vision. John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls High School develops the intellectual, spiritual, and emotional potential of each student within a diverse Catholic academic community.
The Hallahan community works closely with its members to cultivate the leadership potential of each student.
Through participation in Hallahan's inspiring traditions, rigorous academics, and engaging activities, every young woman is encouraged to develop a vision for her future and is empowered with the faith and skills necessary to achieve her goals.
John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls High School is an urban secondary school in the system of schools of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
As we meet the academic needs of the students, we look to the holistic development of the young women entrusted to us.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1901

Student Body

Total Students 480 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
52%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade John W Hallahan Catholic Girls' High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size 28 students
Number of AP Courses 19 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Comparative Government and Politics, AP Computer Science, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP Environmental Science, AP Geography, AP Literature, AP Music Theory, AP Physics, AP Psychology, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP US Government, AP US History, AP World History
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(School uniform- navy jumper with HH emblem, white blouse, reverse saddle shoes.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,100
Tuition Notes tuition can be paid in monthly installments
% on Financial Aid
75%
Admissions Director Jessica Barlow

Sports

Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballBowling,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 19 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chorus, Community Service Corps, Dance, Drama Club, Literary Magazine, Love for Life, Mathletes, Model UN, National Honor Society, National Math Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, No Place for Hate, Robotics Club, Science Club, Speak Up!, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Student Newspaper, Yearbook Chorus, Dance, Drama Club, Love for Life, Mathletes, Model UN, Robotics Club, Science Club, Speak Up!, Yearbook, Community Service Corps,
Literary Magazine,
National Honor Society,
National Math Honor Society,
National Spanish Honor Society,
No Place for Hate,
Student Ambassadors,
Student Council,
Student Newspaper,

School Notes

  • Inspired by a rich diversity and ideal Center City location, John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls' High School, through a Catholic values centered curriculum, educates women with faith, purpose and vision. John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls High School develops the intellectual, spiritual, and emotional potential of each student within a diverse Catholic academic community. The Hallahan community works closely with its members to cultivate the leadership potential of each student. Through participation in Hallahan's inspiring traditions, rigorous academics, and engaging activities, every young woman is encouraged to develop a vision for her future and is empowered with the faith and skills necessary to achieve her goals. John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls High School is an urban secondary school in the system of schools of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. As we meet the academic needs of the students, we look to the holistic development of the young women entrusted to us.
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