Archdiocese of Philadelphia, PA

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia secondary school system serves over 14,000 students in ten suburban and eight city schools. Academic highlights include:

  • 98% graduation rate
  • 96% of students advance to post-secondary education
  • In 2012, over 2,400 students received over $250M in scholarships
  • 17 college partnerships enable student to earn early college credit while still in high school
  • Students earned a mean combined SAT score of 1498
  • Over 50% of students who took Advanced Placement exams in 2012 earned scores of 3 or higher

They achieved this kind of quality through careful, data-driven strategic planning.