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West Catholic Preparatory High School

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.


4501 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19139 United States
Phone Number: 215-386-2244
Category: Independent School
School Contact: Andrew Brady
School E-mail: abrady@westcatholic.org
Listing updated: 2015-2016

Additional Information

School State: PA
School County: Philadelphia
Gender: Coed
Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic
Grades of School: 9-12
Enrollment: Andrew Brady
Students per teacher: 15
Tuition: $7,800-8,900
Financial aid offered?: Yes
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
Specific Extracurricular programs: Praise Dance, Black Student Union, Women in Science
School climate (what are you known for?):
Some special needs accommodated: No
Summer program?: Yes
Which Survey?: High School Private
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.