Immaculate Heart Of Mary School

1000 Shipley Road,
Wilmington, DE, 19803-0198
Tel: (302)764-0977
Grades: PK - 8 | 490 students
Immaculate Heart of Mary School is a Catholic Pre-K through 8th grade elementary school serving the spiritual and educational needs of our parish families.
Our school was opened to the parish community in 1957 by the Sisters of Saint Joseph.
Today, we continue the mission that began nearly 50 years ago: to educate the whole child in a spiritual and academic environment.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1957

Student Body

Total Students 490 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Immaculate Heart Of Mary School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 25 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes We offer in-parish discounted rates on tuition, and sibling discounts. (PreK does not qualify for a discount at this time.)
% on Financial Aid 1%
Acceptance Rate 96%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mrs. Tressa Catalina


Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFootball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Boy Scouts, Geography Bee, Girl Scouts, Girls on the run, It\'s Academic Team, Math League, Musical Instrument Instruction, Rembrandts Drawing Class, Science Olympiad, Service Club, Soccer Shots, Spelling Bee, WIHM News Crew Boy Scouts, Geography Bee, Girl Scouts, Math League, Service Club, Soccer Shots, Spelling Bee, WIHM News Crew, Girls on the run,
It\'s Academic Team,
Musical Instrument Instruction,
Rembrandts Drawing Class,
Science Olympiad,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 09/03/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Wilmington Friends School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is City Gates Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Faith Preschool & Child Care (0.6 miles away)
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