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West Catholic Preparatory High School

PHONE: (215) 386-2244 SCHOOL TYPE: Private Catholic GRADES: 9-12 ENROLLMENT: 0

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  • Principal

  • Phone Number

    (215) 386-2244

  • Website

  • Neighborhood

    University City

  • SEPTA Routes

    MFL (46th Street), Bus (21, 31, 64)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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West Catholic Preparatory High School is a Catholic community of academic excellence open to an interdenominational population. Rigorous spiritual, academic, technological and extracurricular programs develop our diverse student body into young men and women of strong moral and ethical character. West Catholic prepares each student to face the challenges of everyday life, embrace leadership positions in the community, and value service in an ever-changing global society.

Points Of Pride

  • West Catholic has produced nine Gates Millennium Scholars in the past 10 years.
  • West Catholic has twice been awarded the National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.
  • 100 percent of graduating seniors are accepted to university or college, with approximately $20 million dollars awarded in scholarships in 2019.
  • Partnerships and alliances with the University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, St. Joseph's University, Manor College, Community College of Philadelphia, the University of the Sciences and Lankenau Hospital.

Admissions Policy

Incoming students must successfully pass the 8th grade and have a good record of attendance, punctuality and conduct. All interested students must take the West Catholic placement test and submit 7th- and 8th-grade marks and immunization records for final acceptance. Scholarships and financial aid opportunities are available.

Accreditations and Honors

Middle States Accreditation 2018

Hours of Operation

Sun -
Mon7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Tues7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Wed7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Thur7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Fri7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Sat -

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