Archmere is Within Your Reach

Our Campus Is Closer than You Think!
Archmere sits on the PA/DE border and approximately 10 minutes from the Commodore Barry Bridge in NJ. Drawing students from Wilmington, Newark, Hockessin, Middletown, and even as far south as Dover, DE, because Archmere sits so close to the borders of its neighboring states, it is easily accessible to families living in PA, NJ, and MD. Many Archmere students come from Media, Springfield, Drexel Hill, Chadds Ford, Glen Mills, Kennett Square, West Chester, and PA Main Line suburb areas. They also easily travel from the Mullica Hill, NJ area and Elkton, MD.
Archmere Shuttle Routes Service the Following Areas:

  • Newtown Square, Havertown and Drexel Hill, PA
  • Mullica Hill, NJ
  • Bear, Middletown, Dover, DE
  • Centerville/Hockessin/Newark, DE
Pennsylvania public school districts in Chester and Delaware Counties within 10 miles of Archmere provide free bus transportation to Archmere students living in these areas:

  • Chester-Upland
  • Chichester
  • Garnet Valley
  • Penn Delco
  • Wallingford-Swarthmore
  • Ridley
  • Rose Tree-Media
  • Springfield
  • Unionville-Chadds Ford
  • West Chester

Admissions Contact

For questions regarding the Archmere Admissions or Financial Aid Processes contact:

Mrs. Leah daPonte Lightcap
Director of Enrollment & Admissions
(302) 798-6632 Ext 781

School Information

A private, Catholic, college preparatory co-educational academy, grades 9-12 founded in 1932 by the Norbertine Fathers.