Grades: PK-8 | 578 students
Ancillae-Assumpta Academy is a private, co-educational, Catholic elementary school conducted by the Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
Our educational philosophy, given the acronym, R.I.C.E., promotes an integral understanding and practice of shared responsibility, human interdependence, dynamic creativity, and people empowerment.
In an atmosphere which emphasizes gospel values, our students learn in theory and experience, to appreciate the importance of a global viewpoint and to see the inter relatedness of peoples, which prepares them for the challenges and demands of the future.
To meet these demanding challenges, we dedicate all our resources: a liberating theology, quality teachers, structural know-how, a constantly evolving curriculum, critical teaching and thinking skills.
In a spirit of hope, we share responsibility, work interdependently, think creatively, and promote the empowerment of people.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)|
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Awards||Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2010|
|Total Students||578 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 22%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||60 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||10:1
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||18 students|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Rita Cullison|
- School Location Miles Grades Students
WyncoteGrades: 9-12 | 668 students
125 Royal Ave
Wyncote, PA 19095
GlensideGrades: KG-8 | 341 students
2336 Fairhill Ave
Glenside, PA 19038
WyncoteGrades: KG-1 | 11 students
2901 W Cheltenham Ave
Wyncote, PA 19095
WyndmoorGrades: PK-KG | 84 students
1400 E Willow Grove Ave
Wyndmoor, PA 19038
PhiladelphiaGrades: K-8 | 293 students
7940 Williams Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19150
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