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School Profile Report

  • 400 students (2016-17)
  • 92% from the City of Philadelphia
  • 52% Female, 48% Male 
  • 60% from Catholic elementary schools, 40% from non-Catholic
  • 93% of seniors matriculate to Colleges and Universities
  • Median Family Income: $32,000
  • Racial Composition: 
    • 82% Black 
    • 12% Hispanic
    • 6% Asian
    • 3% White
  • Religious Composition:
    • 42% Catholic
    • 42% Baptist
    • 6% Muslim
    • 10% Other

Graduate Profile

A West Catholic Prep Graduate:

  • is inspired by his spiritual and Gospel values to be of service to others in the local and global communities
  • is an articulate young man or woman of moral character who becomes an upstanding citizen, committed family member, and a responsible employee/employer
  • is characterized by his/her respectful and compassionate attitude toward others and a deep sense of service as a unique outgrowth of the West Catholic Prep heritage
  • assumes responsibility for his/her own well-being in an independent, ethical, and moral manner
  • is empowered by his/her well-rounded education to be self-directed, able to communicate effectively, has the ability to exercise problem solving and critical thinking skills, and keeps pace with a technologically growing environment

Our recent graduates have gone on to the following colleges and universities:

  • Drexel University
  • La Salle University
  • Manhattan College
  • Columbia University
  • Neumann University
  • Penn State University
  • Notre Dame
  • Pepperdine University
  • St. Johns University
  • Temple University
  • United States Naval Academy
  • United States Military Academy
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Maryland
  • Virginia Union University
  • Villanova University
  • West Chester University
  • Widener University

In 2016, our graduates went on to college with over $4,000,000 in scholarships!

Contact Us

© West Catholic Preparatory High School
4501 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19139
PHONE: (215) 386-2244

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Educational Partners

The Brothers of the Christian Schools
University of Penn
Drexel University
The Maguire Foundation
Play on, Philly!
The Office of Catholic Education
Faith in the Future Foundation


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