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

List of 3 news stories.

  • Fall Athletes, Teams Earn Conference/District Awards

    Congratulations to all of our fall athletes who were named to the Diamond State All-Conference teams and the All-District team for football. Two of our coaches were named Diamond State Athletic Conference/District Coach of the Year: field hockey Head Coach Heidi Dell'Oso, and football Head Coach, John Bellace. Football player Chris Albero was named Offensive Player of the Year, while his teammate Kevin DiGregorio was named the Defensive Player of the Year. 
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  • Matt Dellose dives into the end zone for an Archmere touchdown. Dialog photo/Jason Winchell

    Football Team Shuts Out Saint Mark's in Quarterfinals

    On Saturday, November 27 in front of a sold out crowd on Coaches' Field, the Archmere football team put on a commanding performance, defeating Saint Mark's 41-0 in the Quarterfinal match up of the DIAA State Tournament. The Auks, now 11-0, will meet Delaware Military Academy on Saturday, December 4 at Abessinio Stadium. Kickoff is 12:00pm.
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  • Simi Edeki '22

    Senior Simi Edeki Named Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Semifinalist

    Archmere senior Simi Edeki has been named a Coca-Cola Scholars Program Semifinalist, chosen from among more than 68,000 applicants due to her outstanding leadership, academics, and dedication to the Archmere community. The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors across the country. Simi is one of 1,617 Semifinalists in the United States moving on to the next round.
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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.