Grey Nun Academy

1750 Quarry Rd,
Yardley, PA, 19067-0190
Tel: (215)968-4151
Grey Nun Academy is a private, Catholic, coeducational elementary school, grades PreK through 8.
Within an academically rich environment, we enable each child to attain a fuller knowledge of self, world, and God.
Our Academy is a community that empowers students to grow intellectually, spiritually, emotionally, socially, and physically in a nurturing atmosphere of caring and trust.
Our educational process leads children to embrace and promote peace and social justice in our world.
We integrate learning with faith and action as we discover and encourage the unique gifts found in each person.
Thereby, our students make a contribution to the world as leaders who reflect Gospel values.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2009

Student Body

Total Students 187 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 9%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Grey Nun Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Villa Victoria Academy (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Newtown Friends School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Newtown Friends School (1.1 miles away)
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  • Newtown Newtown Friends School
    (Friends)
    1450 Newtown Langhorne Road
    Newtown , PA , 18940
    (215)968-2225
    (Friends)
    1.1  mi  |  260  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Morrisville Yardley KinderCare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    748 Stoney Hill Road
    Morrisville , PA , 19067
    (215)493-8048
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    2.1  mi  |  44  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Newtown Goddard School    
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    119 Pheasant Run
    Newtown , PA , 18940
    (215)579-8844
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    2.2  mi  |  9  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Yardley St Andrews Nursery School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Episcopal)
    45 W Afton Ave
    Yardley , PA , 19067
    (215)369-0773
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Episcopal)
    2.2  mi  |  10  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Trenton Villa Victoria Academy
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    376 W Upper Ferry Rd
    Trenton , NJ , 08628
    (609)882-1700
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    2.2  mi  |  201  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 27, 2012 - Grey Nun Academy is the only private catholic elementary school in the area. The curriculum is top notch and each child is challenged to reach their maximum potential. While the academics are excellent, just as important, the atmosphere is a loving, caring community where everyone knows your name and parents work together with teachers and administrators to enhance the education of our children. Technology continues to be on the cutting edge with a new iPad cart this year. This school is worth every penny! - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended October 27, 2012 - Grey Nun Academy is the only private catholic elementary school in the area. The curriculum is top notch and each child is challenged to reach their maximum potential. While the academics are excellent, just as important, the atmosphere is a loving, caring community where everyone knows your name and parents work together with teachers and administrators to enhance the education of our children. Technology continues to be on the cutting edge with a new iPad cart this year. This school is worth every penny! - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended May 21, 2012 - Throughout my 9 years as a GNA parent, I have appreciated the warm family atmosphere and engaging faculty. The investment in GNA provided the best start in life available to our children, who have been well-prepared for the challenges of prep school and college. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended March 16, 2012 - Grey Nun Academy is by far and away the best school in area. I looked at several area private schools and was so impressed by everything from the adminstration to the teachers and students. Class sizes are small allowing for differentiated learning among students. Students are challenged and are thriving in a very loving and nurturing environment. Technology at GNA was completely revamped in 2011 with a brand new state of the art MAC lab and new windows based desktops in every class. Our experience has been wonderful! - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended March 16, 2012 - Grey Nun Academy has exceeded my expectations. This is my child's first year and he is doing amazingly well. The teachers are top notch and the differentiated learning concept is fantastic. Children work in small groups according to their needs. The families at this school are wonderful and are truly involved in all aspects of the school. I know the hours that my child is at school he is loved and cared for. - Posted by Parent

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