Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary School

     Tel: (610)869-9576
Grades: PK - 8 | 252 students
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary School exists to foster a community of faith by promoting Jesus' teachings, celebrating individual student strengths, and supporting individual student needs.
This parish school community is committed to providing students with the skills necessary to make responsible and respectful choices based on their Catholic faith.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1922

Student Body

Total Students 252 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 6%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 22 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(School Uniform Required)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 28 / Apr. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $3,350
Tuition Notes Discounts for multiple children. In parish and out of parish rates offered.
% on Financial Aid 22%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,500
Acceptance Rate 98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Sandra Gosline

School Notes:

Spiritual Development
Assumption BVM School
is an accredited school in which faith, academics, and culture are intertwined.  In addition to faith formation five days per week and the celebration of First Friday Mass every month, Assumption students are given opportunities to live their faith through the “Encounter the Living Christ Volunteer Program”. 
Cantor Club, prayer partners, class masses, service projects, holiday prayer services and the creation of a “Student Respect” statement are just  a few examples of the culture of faith that exists throughout the school. 

Social Development
The school encourages students to participate in extracurricular activities.  ABVM offers a variety of programs to foster students social development as well as promoting school spirit.  Students are also taught to appreciate individual and cultural diversity and respect the uniqueness of everyone.

Personal Development
The school faculty strive to teach students the importance of self-esteem and self-discipline.  Personal accountability and cooperation, as well as assisting the students in developing a Christian attitude towards others, are encouraged.

  •  An accredited & strong faith based curriculum
  •  Small class sizes
  •  Library, Science & Computer Labs
  •  Excellent experienced teachers
  •  Vibrant sense of family & community
  •  After School Child Care
  •  Extra Curricular Activities
  •  Tuition Assistance for qualifying families  

Profile last updated: 03/07/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is White Clay Learning Center (3.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Avon Grove Nazarene Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Avon Grove Nazarene Academy (0.2 miles away)
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1 year ago
A little gem located in Southern Chester County! Family environment, faith based. Students are respected and loved. Recommend without hesitation.
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