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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  • Archmere Students Recognized with National Scholastic Art and Writing Medals

    The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, the nonprofit organization that presents the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, has recognized four Archmere Academy students with National Medals, the top honor in the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in grades 7-12: Sabrina Saggese '24 won a Silver Medal for Art in the Painting category for "Hot Seat", Brianna Yang ’25 won a Gold Medal for her piece "The Veteran" in the Flash Fiction category, Jace Walker ‘25 won a Silver Medal for Art for her piece "FaceTime", and Katelyn Pei ’27 won a Silver Medal for her writing piece "A Shanghai Ballad".
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  • Baseball Players Compete in 2024 Carpenter Cup, Awarded Delaware All-State and All-Conference Accolades

    The Carpenter Cup Classic, a baseball tournament for sixteen high school All-Star teams from Eastern Pennsylvania, South and Central Jersey and Delaware, expose the region’s high school players to college recruiters and professional scouts, with playing rules that encourage coaches to use their entire roster. Each year more than 400 high school players from the tri-state area are able to showcase their skills. The Carpenter Cup has been a catalyst for many players to receive scholarships or admission to some of the country's finest universities. This year five Auks have been named to the "Delaware North" roster: Jonathan O’Boyle, Carsten Kaiser, Aiden Pirozek, Jason Lotkowski and Hunter Skelton. The team is led by Archmere baseball coaches Nick Sanna, Calvin Scott and Billy Phillips.
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  • 9th Graders Honored with Marinelli Athletic Award

    The Marinelli Athletic Award is named in honor of Pat Marinelli, an Archmere student who tragically passed away in a car accident on June 3, 1988 while attending the Academy. This recognition is awarded to a 9th grade male and female athlete who best exemplify what it means to be an Archmere student-athlete.
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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.