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West Catholic Preparatory High School

Andrew Brady
Map4501 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19139
215-386-2244

Description:

Today, West Catholic Preparatory High School is a Catholic community of academic excellence in an urban environment which strives to ensure our graduating students are prepared for life after high school. 100% of the graduating classes of 2017 and 2018 were accepted to college, with a combined $27,000,000 in college scholarships. Students at West Catholic are prepared The education offered at West Catholic goes well beyond our academic success, developing characteristics such as work ethic, creativity, critical thinking, and handling adversity.

High School Specifics

More Gates Millenium Scholars than any other school in PA. Student college acceptances in 2015 include the University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, St. Joseph's University and La Salle University.

HS Short Description

Diocesan coed h.s. 37 countries represented in diverse student body. George Perrier Culinary Arts Programs, championship sports teams. 4-year musical & visual arts programs.

Additional Information:

Select State: PA
County: Philadelphia
Grades of School: 9-12
Gender: Coed
Enrollment: 420
Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic
Students per teacher: 15
Tuition: $7,800-8,800
Financial aid offered?: yes
Technology programs, what grade offered?: Engineering Technology Academy, Computer Science, AP Computer Science
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 5 AP
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: French, Spanish-10
Extracurricular Activities: Academic/literary clubs
Instrumental music
Sports
Visual arts
Vocal music
Yearbook/magazine/newspaper
Some special needs accommodated>: no
Summer program?: yes
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