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.

  • Cross Country Competes at Manhattan Invitational

    The Manhattan College Cross Country Invitational (MCXCI) was founded in 1973 by legendary Bishop Loughlin High School coach and former Manhattan College distance runner, Ed Bowes. On Saturday, October 14th, the Archmere cross country team traveled to the northwest part of New York City to race on the hallowed Van Cortlandt Park course. The invitational has quickly become one of the largest, single-day, high school cross country meets in the nation, with fields of over 10,000 runners. 
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  • Football Team Holds Off DMA Last Minute Drive for Victory

    On Friday night under the lights at Delaware Military Academy, Archmere held a 14-12 lead over DMA with just under a minute to go when the Seahawks took possession at their own 30 with a chance to win the game. DMA was able to run off 10 plays during that time, but the final one, a 43-yard field goal attempt, was blocked. Even though the Seahawks jumped out to an early lead, Archmere was able to take the lead by halftime and sustain the comeback win.
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  • Michael John Trotta Commissions Piece for Archmere Mastersingers

    The Mastersingers of Archmere Academy will be premiering a new Christmas work that was commissioned for them by American composer Michael John Trotta.  
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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.