About Archmere

About Archmere

Our Mission

Archmere Academy is a Catholic, Norbertine college preparatory school, valuing community, respect, zeal, reverence, and wisdom. Nurturing body and soul, mind and heart, Archmere focuses on the whole person through academic excellence, faith reflection, social development, and service to others. Inspired by its heritage, Archmere cultivates empathetic leaders- young men and women prepared for every good work.

Who We Are

Since opening its doors in 1932, Archmere Academy is known for its rigorous academic program. The academic disciplines foster critical thinking skills, strengthen analytical reasoning, and foster intellectual creativity through each department. Parents and caregivers choose Archmere for their children because choosing our door opens others. Students choose Archmere because of the opportunities available to them. 

We strive to inspire students to challenge themselves, think critically, and ultimately reach their greatest potential. The dedicated faculty at Archmere shows a commitment to student learning and provides personal attention for students, creating an authentic student-teacher connection that's based on trust, respect, and a shared pursuit of achievement. 

Through the support and guidance at Archmere, students have every opportunity to find true personal distinction. 

Recent Archmere News

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  • One Hundred and Eleven Archmere Academy Students Earn AP Scholar Awards

    The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program (AP) provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement, or both, for successful performance on the AP Exams. About 27% of the more than 2.64 million students worldwide who took AP Exams performed at a sufficiently high level to also earn an AP Scholar Award. 
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  • 3D Design Students Develop Design Solutions to Address Homelessness

    This spring, Mrs. Silverman’s Junior Portfolio 3D Design students were challenged to devise an original, creative solution to address homelessness. Students used the design thinking process to explore and research the problem of “basic human needs.” A key component of the design thinking process is empathy - a capacity to try to understand the needs of others which may be different from your own, in order to serve their needs. 
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  • Cast Announced for Archmere Fall Play, "Lost Girl", by Kimberly Belflower

    Auditions for the Archmere fall play production, Lost Girl, were held this month on campus. Sixteen students auditioned for the production, including three freshmen.
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Archmere Academy is a private, Catholic, college preparatory co-educational academy,
grades 9-12 founded in 1932 by the Norbertine Fathers.