John W Hallahan Catholic Girls' High School

Tel: (215)563-8930
Grades: 9 - 12 | 500 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 500 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 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP English Language, AP Environmental Science, AP Literature, AP Physics, AP Spanish, AP US Government, AP US History,

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,000
Tuition Notes tuition can be paid in monthly installments
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. 18 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, Science Club, Speak Up!, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Student Newspaper, Yearbook Chorus, Dance, Drama Club, Love for Life, Mathletes, Model UN, 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,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Friends Select School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Friends Select School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Friends Select School (0.3 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: PK-12 | 571 students
    0.3 miles
    17th St & Benjamin Franklin
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    (215)561-5900
    0.3PK-12
    571
  • Philadelphia
    Greene Towne School
    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-K | 90 students
    0.4 miles
    2121 Arch Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    (215)563-6368
    0.4NS-K
    90
  • Philadelphia
    Roman Catholic High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 1065 students
    0.4 miles
    301 N Broad St
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
    (215)627-1270
    0.49-12
    1065
  • Philadelphia
    De La Salle In Town
    All-boys  | Alternative School
    Grades: PK | 80 students
    0.5 miles
    25 S Van Pelt St
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    (215)567-5500
    0.5PK
    80
  • Philadelphia
    Settlement Music School Kdgn
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 38 students
    0.6 miles
    Po Box 63966
    Philadelphia, PA 19147
    (215)320-2671
    0.6NS-PK
    38

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