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 350 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 90%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade West Philadelphia Catholic High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
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)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  |Preschools Preschools  |Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • 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  |  53  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
    4400 Baltimore Ave
    Philadelphia , PA , 19104
    (215)222-2566
    Special Education School
    0.5  mi  |  56  students  |  Gr.  NS-12
  • Philadelphia
    The Mill Creek School
    Special Education School
    111 N 49th St
    Philadelphia , PA , 19139
    (215)471-4900
    Special Education School
    0.5  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  UG
  • Philadelphia
    Spruce Hill Christian School
    (Christian)
    4115 Baltimore Avenue
    Philadelphia , PA , 19104
    (215)382-7839
    (Christian)
    0.5  mi  |  173  students  |  Gr.  K-8

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?         Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
7 Ways to Improve Your Math Scores
7 Ways to Improve Your Math Scores
Add things up and you'll quickly find the answer- math is crucial both in academics and the real world. By following these strategies and following personal training programs, students can uncover their weaknesses and conquer math.
Why Did You Select That School?
"Because I heard it is a good school." That may well be, but there are some other factors in the private school selection process we need to consider.
Elements of a Successful YouTube Channel
Running a small to medium sized private school? Can't afford marketing staff and expensive marketing programs? Read on.
Request Information
I am a:
Parent   Student  
Email:
Parent or guardian name:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Country of citizenship:
Student is:
Male   Female  
In grade:    For entry grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Public   Private   Parochial  
Applying for financial aid?:
Yes   No   Don't Know  

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Philadelphia, PA is $6,062 for elementary schools and $17,116 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Philadelphia, PA is 61% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).