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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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  • November 2019

    Speech and Debate Tournament

    Congratulations to Amanda Treston and Rohit Mathur, who earned first-place prizes in Oral Interpretation and Declamation, respectively, on Saturday at the season's first Speech and Debate tournament held here at Archmere. Rohit also came in second in Oral Interpretation. Other winners were Chris Rowley and Alex Chen who placed second and third, respectively, in Lincoln-Douglas Debate. Good work, Auks!

    AP Art History and AP World History Collaborate

    AP Art History and AP World History classes combined to complete a collaborative assignment on a common theme of the use of art to promote legitimacy and power within an empire. Groups were formed with a mixture from both classes and were asked to find a specific work of art from two historical time periods and a contemporary work that contradicts the message of the first two. Students then presented their findings and explained the messages of their works. Overall, students were able to use the information and analysis techniques learned within their respective classes to create this collaborative presentation.
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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.