West Philadelphia Catholic High School

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 538
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  • Address
  • 4501 Chestnut St
  • Philadelphia, PA 19139
  • Phone
  • (215) 386-2244
  • Other Details
  • Website: www.catholicschools-phl.org

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School Description

West Philadelphia Catholic High School enrolls 538 high school students from grades 9-12. It is located in Philadelphia, PA, which is a highly populated city with a median household income of $30,746.

School Operational Details
  • Students Have Access to a Library or Media Center
School Days and Hours
  • School Days Per Year: 180
  • School Hours Per Day: 7
School Religious Orientation
  • Roman Catholic
    Archdiocese of Philadelphia, PA
School Associations
  • National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 538
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 31.5
    Full-Time Teachers: 31
    Part-Time Teachers: 4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.1
  • Percent Minority Students: 88.7%
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 296 (55.0%)
  • Females: 242 (45.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
West Philadelphia Catholic High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.4%
Black42879.6%
Asian305.6%
Hispanic173.2%
White6111.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For West Philadelphia Catholic High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade16731.0%
10th Grade14426.8%
11th Grade10920.3%
12th Grade11821.9%
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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