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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  • Photo courtesy of Mike Lang, the Dialog

    Field Hockey Ends Regular Season With Victory Over Tatnall

    On October 26th the Archmere field hockey team traveled to Tatnall, wrapping up their regular season with a 4-2 win over the Hornets. This was the fifth consecutive win for Archmere. Goalie Ava Hughes '24 celebrated her 300th career save in the first quarter. Maura Read '15 scored three times off of penalty corners, and junior Carly Polsky added the fourth goal. Kirsten Wenger '25 assisted on all three of Maura Read's goals.
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  • Archmere senior varsity football players

    Football Team Makes Headlines for Two Big Wins

    On Friday night October 20th, Archmere earned a decisive 44-6 win over Tower Hill. The very next weekend, the Auks ran for 229 yards and held Howard's big ticket offense in check on October 28th at Abessinio Stadium. This was the fourth victory in a row for the football team.
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  • Helena Raskob Arts Institute Student Recital Set for November

    The Helena Raskob Arts Institute Student Recital features performances of Archmere students engaged in music lessons through the HRAI or separately with a private music teacher. Seven pianists, two harpists, six singers, two violinists and the wonderful HRAI String Ensemble will present their best prepared performance selections for the Archmere community on Friday November 3, at 7:30 PM in the Courtyard of the Patio. The recital is free and open for all to attend.

    For more information on the student recital and all upcoming concerts click here.
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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.