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.

  • College Counseling Hosts "Why Engineering" Program

    On Wednesday, March 13th, the Archmere College Counseling Office hosted an informative "Why Engineering" night. Led by Director of College Counseling Mr. Chris Boehm, a panel of representatives from Georgia Tech, Swarthmore, the University of Delaware and the infrastructure consulting company, AECOM, shared their knowledge with current Archmere students and their families. Guests gained a better understanding of a career in numerous engineering fields, learned about the best high school preparation for college engineering programs, and were offered explanations to the differences and similarities between STEM and STEAM.
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  • Juniors Jack Chesman and Kasey Palma Named LLS Student Visionaries of the Year

    On Thursday, March 7, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Eastern PA-DE Region announced the 2024 Delaware Student Visionaries of the Year winners, juniors Kasey Palma and Jack Chesman of Archmere, and their partner, Alexandra Simon of Tower Hill. They led the team, It’s In Our Blood, raising $106,000 during their 7-week fundraising endeavor. The inaugural It’s In Our Blood team was led by 2022 winners Maya Shah ’23 and Philp Himmelreich ’23.
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  • Jack Maister '24

    Jack Maister '24, Alaina Thomas '27 Compete at Nationals

    Last weekend, two track and field members traveled to compete at different Nationals meets. Congratulations to Alaina Thomas '27 and Jack Maister '24 on their impressive performances. Alaina competed at the Nike Indoor Nationals meet, held in New York City. She ran the mile, finishing 18th overall with a time of 5:25. 
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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.