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St. Malachy serves 282 students in grades Prekindergarten-8. The student:teacher of St.
Malachy is 19:1 and the school's religious affiliation is Catholic.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 282 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,500
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Malachy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1860

Student Body

Total Students
282 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
St. Malachy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
All families receive some financial aid.
Admissions Director
Nichole White

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Reading Club, Robotics Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Symphony in C, Theater Production

School Notes

  • St. Malachy School Vision
  • In recognition of God in all people, we commit to creating an environment of trust where we are able to be our true selves, continually improve, and compel others to be their best selves. We do this out of our shared belief that by serving one another we are serving God. In doing this we are the face of God to one another.
  • The school culture we create, knowing our students and developing our teachers, is what allows us to move our students. Together, members of our community-students, parents, teachers, and staff-are united in our pursuit of improving the academic paths of our students so that every student is on or above grade level within 3 years of setting foot on our campus and on the path to graduating college.
  • Students love learning; they work hard, have a sense of purpose, are excited by challenges and proud to be their true selves. They are curious and value the process of learning; they know they are capable of it. We are part of a community of trust. Our school feels safe. It is a place where we can take risks and everyone has a vested interest in one another. We work together, support one another and have a collective accountability and responsibility to meet these ambitious goals for students and ourselves.
  • Teachers at St. Malachy are committed to continual growth-for our students and for ourselves. We are a community of teachers who set goals, get to know ourselves as practitioners and celebrate one another`s accomplishments. We believe in one another, our students, our families and our community. Together we are better.
  • Parents, students and teachers all know where our students are strong and where they`re working to develop. Parents are resources and partners in the process. Together we utilize data to find successes and recognize gaps, and together we set goals for our students based what we know about them and with an eye towards the high expectations we have for them.
  • Our school is deeply rooted in the Catholic tradition and the education is intentionally delivered to children of all faiths in a culture of high expectations with accompanying high support. We believe this model will set these children on the path to a successful future and life.
  • We seek to prove what is possible in urban Catholic education, bearing the fruit of more than 150 years of commitment by the St. Malachy community in North Philadelphia.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Malachy cost?

St. Malachy's tuition is approximately $4,500 for private students.

What sports does St. Malachy offer?

St. Malachy offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Dance and Track and Field.

What is St. Malachy's ranking?

St. Malachy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for: Highest percentage of students of color, Largest student body and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for St. Malachy?

The application deadline for St. Malachy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 282 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,500
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Philadelphia, PA is $8,590 for elementary schools and $13,080 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Philadelphia, PA is 67% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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