Grades: 9-12 | 500 students
The Building Exterior. Hallahan was built in 1901, the oldest all girls archdiocesan high school in the United States.
Graduates at the Logan Square fountain. Hallahan is located in Center City Philadelphia and Center City is our campus. We have mass at the beautiful Cathedral Basicalla of Saints Peter and Paul, students take classes at Moore College and U. of the Arts, class trips to Franklin Institute, Academy of Sciences, and more.
National Honor Society executive committee. Our students achieve 90% above national norms on standardized tests, 97% continue on to college, and 2013 graduates earned $12,000,000 in college scholarships.
Juniors receive their class ring at the Ring Day Mass. We have many traditions throughout the years.
Hallahan girls are a spirited group! Dressed in green are freshman with their "big sister" in Junior class. This was Hallahan Day, a long standing tradition of dressing in class colors, Senior Class performance, and Hallahan Sisterhood bonding.
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 Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)|
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades 9-12|
|Total Students||500 students|
|Student Body Type||All-girls|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 22%
|Students 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|
|Total Sports Offered||13 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketball, Bowling,
Cheering, Cross Country,
Tennis, Track and Field,
|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,
National Honor Society,
National Math Honor Society,
National Spanish Honor Society,
No Place for Hate,
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