West Philadelphia Catholic High School

4501 Chestnut St,
Philadelphia, PA, 19139-0191
Tel: (215)386-2244
The West Philadelphia Catholic High School is part of the Secondary School System of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
West Philadelphia Catholic High School is a Catholic Community of academic excellence in an urban setting open to all students.
The school's academic, technological, and co-curricular programs help develop our diverse student body into young men and women of strong moral character prepared to accept the challenges of a dynamic, ever changing global society.
We believe that education is a life-long process and that the school, parents, and students are partners in the moral and academic learning experience.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students 488 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 91%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade West Philadelphia Catholic High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is HMS School For Children With Cerebral Palsy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Islamic Education School -ties (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Ignatius Of Loyola (0.5 miles away)
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  • Philadelphia The Islamic Education School -ties
    Special Program Emphasis (Islamic)
    4431 Walnut St
    Philadelphia , PA , 19104
    (215)387-8888
    Special Program Emphasis (Islamic)
    0.1  mi  |  71  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Philadelphia
    St. Ignatius Of Loyola
    (Roman Catholic)
    617-27 North 43rd St
    Philadelphia , PA , 19104
    (215)222-3626
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.5  mi  |  132  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • Philadelphia
    HMS School For Children With Cerebral Palsy
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    4400 Baltimore Ave
    Philadelphia , PA , 19104
    (215)222-2566
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    0.5  mi  |  56  students  |  Gr.  NS-12
  • Philadelphia
    The Mill Creek School
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    111 N 49th St
    Philadelphia , PA , 19139
    (215)471-4900
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    0.5  mi  |  52  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Philadelphia
    Spruce Hill Christian School
    (Christian)
    4115 Baltimore Avenue
    Philadelphia , PA , 19104
    (215)382-7839
    (Christian)
    0.5  mi  |  173  students  |  Gr.  K-8

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