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Archmere Academy

Archmere Academy is an independent, Catholic college preparatory school, grades 9-12, located on the Pennsylvania-Delaware border. Founded in the Norbertine tradition, the Archmere education focuses on the whole person, developing students into empathetic leaders. 24 Advance Placement Course offerings. In 2019, 91% of Archmere students scored a 3 or higher on AP exams in 21 subjects.


3600 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, DE 19703 United States
Phone Number: 302-798-6632
Fax: 302-798-7290
Category: Independent School
School E-mail: acampion@archmereacademy.com
Listing updated: 2011-2012
Open House Dates: Fall Open House (open to all grades, mostly 7th and 8th) is October 27 2019 (1:00-4:00pm), with our 7th Grade Open House April 29 2020 (6:30 - 8:30)

Additional Information

School State: DE
School County: New Castle
Gender: Coed
Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic
Grades of School: 9-12
Students per teacher: 9:1
Tuition: $26,725
Financial aid offered?: Yes
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 24
Cum. SAT scores (math / reading / writing): 607/616/623*
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: Chinese-9; French-9; German-9; Spanish-9
Extracurricular Activities: Sports, Instrumental music, Vocal music, Visual arts
School climate (what are you known for?): Warm community
Some special needs accommodated: Yes
Summer program?: No
In school survey: Yes
Which Survey?: High School Private
High School Specifics: Points of Pride: In 2019, 522 AP exams were taken by 221 Archmere students. The average score of those AP exams in 21 different subjects was 3.88 with 91% scoring a 3 or higher.
HS Short Description: Independent Catholic college prep school on the PA-DE border. Founded in the Norbertine tradition. Focuses on the whole person, developing students into empathetic leaders.