Affording West Catholic Prep

Quality Catholic Education Made Affordable.

We adhere to the Lasallian tradition of providing a human and Christian education to the young according to the ministry the church has entrusted to us. We believe that all children should have the opportunity to receive a quality education—no matter their zip code. We recognize the commitment families make to send their children to West Catholic Prep, and we strive to ensure that income is never a barrier.


Financial Aid

We award financial aid and scholarships to 95%  of our families each year, amounting to over $2 million in tuition assistance.

Financial Aid is awarded on a first-come, first-serve basisFinancial Aid applications must be submitted online. *Every student must complete a financial aid application regardless of need.

Have questions about the Financial Aid process?
Rita Vienavidis
Ellis Scholarship

The Charles E. Ellis Trust for Girls (The Ellis Trust) helps eligible young women in Philadelphia excel in high school and be prepared for post secondary success.

For additional information click here.

You can contact The Ellis Trust directly by calling 215-790-1666, ext. 427 or by emailing

Philadelphia Futures is the administrator for The Ellis Trust. For more information about Philadelphia Futures, please visit:

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Scholarship Information

For information on the following scholarships offered through the Office of Catholic Education please contact the Admissions Office at 215.386.2244 x123 or click here.– Connelly Scholarship

 – Neumann Scholarship

– Monsignor John Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

Howley Family Foundation Scholarship

The Howley Family Foundation Scholarship awards $3,200 annually to the recipient, a total of $12,800 over four years. The recipient must carry at least a 3.0 (equivalent of an 85 or better) average and be involved in a minimum of one extra-curricular activity. Recipients will be determined by this application, their application to the school of their choice and to their financial need based on their FACTS Grant and Aid application 

West Catholic Prep Academic Scholarships

Academic scholarships are available to  students who apply to West Catholic Prep as determined. The requirements are:
– Application submitted and registration fee paid– Excellent performance on the scholarship exam– Excellent teacher recommendation– Excellent 7th & 8th grade report card– Satisfactory conduct and attendance