Jw Hallahan Catholic Girls' High School

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

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1901

Student Body

Total Students411 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
45%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Jw Hallahan Catholic Girls' High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size28 students
Number of AP Courses19 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP 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 CodeFormal
(School uniform- navy jumper with HH emblem, white blouse, reverse saddle shoes.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,100
Tuition Notestuition can be paid in monthly installments
% on Financial Aid
75%
Admissions DirectorRachael Bridgens

Sports

Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsBasketball, 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.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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  • Jenkintown
    Grades: 9-12 | 266 students
    9.5 miles
    711 Fox Chase Rd
    Jenkintown, PA 19046
    (215) 885-3771
    9.5 9-12
    266
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: PK-12 | 600 students
    0.3 miles
    17th St & Benjamin Franklin
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    (215) 561-5900
    0.3 PK-12
    600
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: 9-10 | 200 students
    2.3 miles
    1736 S 10th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19148
    (215) 465-8437
    2.3 9-10
    200
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: PK-7 | 91 students
    5.9 miles
    220 W Upsal St
    Philadelphia, PA 19119
    (215) 438-6557
    5.9 PK-7
    91
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: 9-12 | 530 students
    4 miles
    1000 W Lycoming St
    Philadelphia, PA 19140
    (215) 455-6900
    4 9-12
    530

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