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A Rigorous College Prep Curriculum
Archmere’s rigorous college preparatory program challenges students to expand their thinking, sharpen their skills, take ownership of their learning potential, and explore new opportunities that empower them to reach an unprecedented level of personal distinction and achievement.
 
Committed, Caring, Credentialed Teachers
Archmere’s greatest asset is its committed faculty, an experienced, credentialed, and talented group of women and men dedicated to academic excellence. In the classroom, faculty members focus on a challenging college-prep curriculum dedicated to developing critical thinking skills, intellectual questioning and academic discipline.
 
The faculty engage students on a personal level in a small, encouraging setting, and teachers help guide the students to become organized, self-motivated, and ultimately, independent learners. Teachers are accessible throughout the school day, before school, during school free periods and after school until 4:30 p.m.
 
Archmere faculty members are also actively engaged in the students’ lives outside the classroom. Teachers serve as academic advisers, mentors, activity moderators and athletic coaches, helping students to envision a world that extends their values beyond the classrooms.
"I took advantage of the many AP courses offered at Archmere. As a result of a rigorous schedule, I entered college as a sophomore. I found the classwork at one of the top 10 schools in the nation to be 'less' demanding than my courses at Archmere, and I was tremendously well-prepared for my future academic career. I cannot possibly imagine any other school delivering an even remotely-comparable experience."
- Archmere Alumni Survey

Classroom News

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  • May 2019

    Freshmen Compete in Delaware National History Day Contest

    On Saturday, May 4th, five 9th grade students, Eddie Zhang, Carter Kowalski, Simi Edeki, Ryana Rajesh, and Kenzie Fleming competed in the Delaware National History Day Contest.

    Simi Edeki's research paper on Trials and Tragedy: The Polio Vaccines of the 20th Century, was a 2nd place senior division contest winner in her category. She will be going to University of Maryland in the summer with other Delaware winners to compete in the National contest.

    Kenzie Fleming's paper was chosen for a special Sports in History award.

    Congratulations to our freshmen!

    Science Department Trip Spring Break 2020

    The Science Department is planning their next excursion for any student in good standing. The trip will be to BELIZE, a beautiful country in Central American and the only one with English as the native language. Students can join Experiential Learning: Marine and Terrestrial Science with Archmere Academy April 9-16, 2020. Deposit and final deadlines will be announced in the fall. The all-inclusive price of the trip is $3100, including airfare, accommodations, entrance fees, land and boat transportation, meals, and travel insurance. Each of the Science Department trips has been enhanced by expert local naturalist guides. The Science Department has brought students to Galapagos, Fiji, Kenya, New Zealand, Egypt, Costa Rica and Alaska and we look forward to adding Belize to this list. Please send any questions to Dr Christy at jchristy@archmereacademy.com.
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A private, Catholic, college preparatory co-educational academy, grades 9-12 founded in 1932 by the Norbertine Fathers.