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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 411 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,100
  • Average class size: 28 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Jw Hallahan Catholic Girls' High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1901

Student Body

Total Students
411 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
45%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Jw Hallahan Catholic Girls' High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size
28 students
Number of AP Courses
19 courses
List of Courses Offered
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
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(School uniform- navy jumper with HH emblem, white blouse, reverse saddle shoes.)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
tuition can be paid in monthly installments
% on Financial Aid
75%
Admissions Director
Rachael Bridgens

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
19 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Community Service Corps, 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, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Chorus, Dance, Drama Club, Literary Magazine, 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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 411 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,100
  • Average class size: 28 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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