Welcome to Archmere

Since opening the doors in 1932, Archmere's rigorous college-preparatory academic program cultivates empathetic leaders prepared for every good work. As a result, Archmere Academy students challenge themselves, think critically, and discover their greatest potential.

Archmere At A Glance

List of 8 items.

  • $3.3 Mil

    Awarded Annually
    Financial aid, merit scholarships, and annual scholarships are awarded each year.
  • 15

    Average Class Size
    Archmere Academy's rigorous college preparatory program includes core and elective courses in a small classroom setting.
  • 2000

    Hours of Annual Community Service
    Ongoing outreach programs and the Community Service Club allows students to give back every year.
  • 23

    DIAA Varsity Teams in 15 Sports
    92% of the student body competes in interscholastic sports.
  • 24

    AP examinations offered
    Approxiamtely 226 Archmere students take over 525 AP exams.
  • 75%

    Families Receive Financial Assistance
    Many Archmere families receive some form of tuition assistance, with an average of $7000 per year.
  • 9:1

    Student-teacher Ratio
    Archmere's small class size allows faculty to guide students to become organized, self-motivated, and independent learners.
  • 100%

    College Acceptance Rate
    Archmere's College Counseling Office assists every student in finding the right college with the best academic, extracurricular, and social fit for them. 

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Upcoming Events

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  • Oct

    Sophomore Class Bake Sale

    All proceeds to benefit the Sophomore Class.
  • Oct
  • Oct

    Mothers' Guild Designer Bag Bingo

    Doors open at 6:00 pm for set-up and shopping with games starting at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $40 and includes 10 games of bingo. This event is for ages 21+ only. 
    • Tailgate table theme—bring your own food & BYOB. There is a prize for the best tailgate!
    • Reserved tables of 8-10 can be purchased together under one name or reserved after all tickets are purchased.
    • Don't have a group? Don't worry! We will seat you with new Auk mom friends.
    • Masks are required while indoors on campus, except while eating and drinking. 

    Register for Designer Bag Bingo

  • Oct

    MORP XI on the Quad

    All school dance.  MORP is 'Prom' backwards - a neon fun night!
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Come Visit Us

Archmere Academy is just over the Pennsylvania-Delaware state line, approximately 30 minutes south of Center City, Philadelphia. We can't wait to welcome you to visit our beautiful, collegiate-style campus. Shadow Day visits for 8th graders begin on October 4th.
Archmere Academy is a private, Catholic, college preparatory co-educational academy,
grades 9-12 founded in 1932 by the Norbertine Fathers.