Drexel Newman Academy

1901 Potter St,
Chester, PA, 19013-0190
     Tel: (610)872-7358
Grades: PK - 9 | 170 students
As the only Catholic school in Chester, we are committed to proclaiming the Good News of Jesus Christ to our multi-cultural school family, home family, and world community.
We, staff and students together, give testimony to this Good News by actively participating in peacemaking skills, fostering mutual respect in the midst of diversity, and developing our God-given talents through healthy self-discipline and concrete learning experiences.
Through this consistent integration of Gospel values with skills development in a wholistic framework, our students are prepared not only to take their rightful places in society, but also to put their gifts in service and in hope for the world community.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 9

Student Body

Total Students 170 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 99%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Drexel Newman Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is New Beginnings Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ancona Montessori School-woodlyn (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Ancona Montessori School-woodlyn (0.7 miles away)
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  • WoodlynAncona Montessori School-woodlyn
    Montessori School
    219 Bullens Ln
    WoodlynPA19094
    (610)876-8884
    Montessori School
    0.7 mi | 4 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • ChesterNew Beginnings Academy
      (Christian)
    710 Sproul St
    ChesterPA19013
    (610)876-2875
      (Christian)
    1 mi | 97 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • BrookhavenOur Lady Of Charity School
      (Roman Catholic)
    249 Upland Rd
    BrookhavenPA19015
    (610)874-0410
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.1 mi | 239 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • WallingfordKehillah Early Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool  (Jewish)
    2 Chester Rd
    WallingfordPA19086
    (610)872-0400
    Daycare / Preschool  (Jewish)
    1.1 mi | 13 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • ChesterInstitute Of Islamic Studies
      (Islamic)
    1105 Concord Ave
    ChesterPA19013
    (610)490-1970
      (Islamic)
    1.2 mi | 2 students | Gr. 6-12                      

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