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John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls' High School
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Math
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Science
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School Incidents
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Reading
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Attendance
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College Bound
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School Details

  • School TypePrivate Catholic
  • Grade Levels9-12
  • Enrollment421
  • PrincipalMrs. Michele B. Beachy
  • Phone Number215-563-8930
  • SEPTA RoutesBSL (Race-Vine), Bus (2, 7, 32, 33, 48), RR (Suburban Station)
  • Address 311 North 19th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
  • NeighborhoodFairmount
  • Tuition$7,400 (Catholic); $7,900 (Non-Catholic) plus $1,100 school fee and additional fees once enrolled
  • Application DeadlineOctober 30th, 2017
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Mission

Inspired by a rich diversity and with an ideal Center City location, John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls’ High School, through a Catholic values-centered curriculum, educates women with faith, purpose and vision.

Inspired by a rich diversity and with an ideal Center City location, John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls’ High School, through a Catholic values-centered curriculum, educates women with faith, purpose and vision.

Points of Pride

* Academically strong * Oldest all-girl Catholic high school in USA * 99+% graduation rate * Strong sense of tradition and "sisterhood" * Designated "No Place for Hate" school * University of Pennsylvania Distributed Leadership...

* Academically strong * Oldest all-girl Catholic high school in USA * 99+% graduation rate * Strong sense of tradition and "sisterhood" * Designated "No Place for Hate" school * University of Pennsylvania Distributed Leadership School

Admissions Policy

Students must be passing all subjects and be in good standing in discipline and attendance. Art students should be prepared to provide a portfolio. Interviews are required for transfer students.

Students must be passing all subjects and be in good standing in discipline and attendance. Art students should be prepared to provide a portfolio. Interviews are required for transfer students.

Safety & Culture

* Anti-bullying program * Emphasis on preparedness (fire drills, shelter-in-place, classroom lockdowns) practiced one or more times monthly * Vicinity swipe card admission system * Procedures in place for admission at front doors; all doors locked. *...

* Anti-bullying program * Emphasis on preparedness (fire drills, shelter-in-place, classroom lockdowns) practiced one or more times monthly * Vicinity swipe card admission system * Procedures in place for admission at front doors; all doors locked. * Safety manuals for each classroom. * Programs in place to address student issues, developed and staffed by professional counselors.

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Accreditations & Honors

Middle States Association

Middle States Association

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 24.2%
White 55.3%
Hispanic 8.6%
Asian 8.1%
Other 3.9%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 100%

Special Education

Special Ed 7.8%

Students Per Grade

9th Grade Students
105
10th Grade Students
104
11th Grade Students
100
12th Grade Students
112
Total Students
421

School Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
0.4

Academics

College Rate

College Rate 87%

AP Class Offerings

  • Biology,
  • Calculus AB,
  • Calculus BC,
  • Chemistry,
  • English Language,
  • English Literature,
  • Physics B,
  • Spanish,
  • Design,
  • AP Class Other

Activities & Programs

Career & Technical Education (CTE) Programs

  • Health

Arts Programs

  • Instrumental,
  • Visual Arts,
  • Dance Instr,
  • Choir,
  • Other Instrumental,
  • Dance,
  • School Plays,
  • School Musicals,
  • Jazz

Sports Programs

  • Softball,
  • Track and Field,
  • Cross Country,
  • Dance,
  • Cheerleading,
  • Girls Basketball,
  • Bowling,
  • Girls Golf,
  • Girls Track and Field,
  • Girls Indoor Track,
  • Girls Soccer,
  • Girls Tennis,
  • Girls Volleyball,
  • Sports Other

Other Sports

Cheerleading

Cheerleading

Other Activities

School newspaper, yearbook, HTV station, AASA, Polish Club, Irish Club, Asian Club, Handmaids of Mary, Mathletes, Community Service Corp, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Otaku Club, Young Writers' Club, Science Club, Hallahan Day Show,...

School newspaper, yearbook, HTV station, AASA, Polish Club, Irish Club, Asian Club, Handmaids of Mary, Mathletes, Community Service Corp, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Otaku Club, Young Writers' Club, Science Club, Hallahan Day Show, Hourglass Art and Literature Magazine, KPop Club, No Place for Hate Club

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Electives

PARLO math initiative, Health Careers, Forensics, Anatomy and Physiology, Media Literacy, Creative Writing, Psychology, Neumann College Partnership, JVLA partnership, Sociology, Psychology, Statistics and Public Speaking.

PARLO math initiative, Health Careers, Forensics, Anatomy and Physiology, Media Literacy, Creative Writing, Psychology, Neumann College Partnership, JVLA partnership, Sociology, Psychology, Statistics and Public Speaking.

Language Programs

  • Spanish,
  • Latin,
  • Additional Languages

Parent Programs

  • Parents Home and School Association,
  • Parents School Advisory,
  • Parents After School Volunteers

Parent Involvement

Volunteering in Advancement Office. Mother's Club sponsored events for students.

Volunteering in Advancement Office. Mother's Club sponsored events for students.

Before and After Care

  • Extended Programming

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