Academy Of The New Church Secondary Schools

Tel: (267)502-4855
Grades: 9 - 12 | 229 students
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The best part of life at ANC is the students themselves. The student body is not divided up into cliques competing to be cool; students respect each other for the talents and qualities the Lord gives to each one.
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The best part of life at ANC is the students themselves. The student body is not divided up into cliques competing to be cool; students respect each other for the talents and qualities the Lord gives to each one.
The Academy of the New Church Girls School and Boys School are separate schools that share faculty, facilities and certain classes.
This unique arrangement allows us to honor the complementary nature of males and females by providing single-sex courses and activities where appropriate, but also co-ed courses and activities where that is desirable.
ANC Secondary Schools are religious institutions, seeking to integrate into our program the teachings of the Old and New Testament, seen in the light of the theological works of Emanuel Swedenborg.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
National Coalition of Boys' Schools
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1876

Student Body

Total Students 229 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Academy Of The New Church Secondary Schools Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 68%
Average Class Size 14 students
Number of AP Courses 6 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 1768
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $14,600
Tuition Notes Comprehensive fee: $1620 Room and Board: $6500
Acceptance Rate 60%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Denise Difiglia
Admissions Associate Jennifer Allen

Sports

Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Dance, Field Hockey, Football, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
DanceField Hockey,
FootballIce Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballTennis,
VolleyballWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Choral Ensemble, Community Service Club, Community Theater, Dance, Film Society, Instrumental Ensemble, School Theater, orchestra Dance, Film Society, School Theater, orchestra, Choral Ensemble,
Community Service Club,
Community Theater,
Instrumental Ensemble,

School Notes:

  • The Academy of the New Church as a private, Christian New Church school, works to create thinking students, students who embody a concern for themselves, their community, and their world.
  • Students are challenged with a rigorous academic program, extracurricular opportunities, and a spiritual context focused on creating integrity between the highest of ideals and everyday life decisions.
  • Honored for achievement in arts, athletics, academics and service, ANC is one of the top educational values available for families.
  • Sampling of Recent College Admits: Bryn Athyn College, University of Pennsylvania, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, The Pennsylvania State University, Virginia Tech, George Washington University, New York University, and Bryn Mawr College.
  • ANC is fully accredited by the Middle States Association.

Profile last updated: 09/06/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Huntingdon Valley Christian Academy (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bryn Athyn Church School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Valley Christian School (0.5 miles away)
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    Po Box 277
    Bryn Athyn, PA 19009
    (215)947-4086
    0KG-8
    299
  • Huntingdon Valley
    Grades: PK-8 | 131 students
    0.5 miles
    2364 Huntingdon Pike
    Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006
    (215)947-4581
    0.5PK-8
    131
  • Hunttington Valley
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    Grades: PK-KG | 52 students
    0.8 miles
    Po Box 687
    Hunttington Valley, PA 19006
    (267)278-0105
    0.8PK-KG
    52
  • Huntingdon Valley
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    Grades: PK | 13 students
    1 miles
    1333 Old Welsh Rd
    Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006
    (215)947-1551
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    13
  • Huntingdon Valley
    Grades: K-9 | 461 students
    1.2 miles
    214 Welsh Rd
    Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006
    (215)947-2332
    1.2K-9
    461

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