West Philadelphia Catholic 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.

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School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students350 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
90%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeWest Philadelphia Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: 9-12 | 1335 students
    14.8 miles
    11201 Academy Rd
    Philadelphia, PA 19154
    (215)637-1800
    14.8 9-12
    1335
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: K-12 | 906 students
    5.7 miles
    31 West Coulter Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19144
    (215)951-2345
    5.7 K-12
    906
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: 9-10 | 200 students
    3.3 miles
    1736 S 10th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19148
    (215)465-8437
    3.3 9-10
    200
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: PK-12 | 947 students
    4.7 miles
    3000 W School House Lane
    Philadelphia, PA 19144
    (215)844-3460
    4.7 PK-12
    947
  • Wayne
    Grades: 9-12 | 888 students
    9.8 miles
    211 Matsonford Road
    Wayne, PA 19087
    (610)688-7610
    9.8 9-12
    888

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The average private school tuition in Philadelphia, PA is $7,408 for elementary schools and $12,115 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Philadelphia, PA is 63% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).