West Catholic Preparatory High School

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.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 420 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

West Catholic Preparatory 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

Student Body

Total Students
420 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
85%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
West Catholic Preparatory High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • 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.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are West Catholic Preparatory High School often compared to?
West Catholic Preparatory High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Sts John Neumann & Maria Garetti Catholic High School by visitors of our site.
What is West Catholic Preparatory High School's ranking?
West Catholic Preparatory High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for: Highest percentage of students of color and Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for West Catholic Preparatory High School?
The application deadline for West Catholic Preparatory High School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 420 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Philadelphia, PA is $8,186 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 68% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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