Padua Academy

Tel: (302)421-3739
Grades: 9 - 12 | 569 students
Padua Academy is a four year Catholic high school for young women from diverse socio-economic backgrounds.
It is a community rooted in the Gospel and modeled on the values of St. Francis de Sales and St. Francis of Assisi.
Therefore, we endeavor to provide an academic environment which fosters respect for knowledge and for the uniqueness of individuals in relationship to each other, and which nurtures the whole person while challenging her to accept the responsibilities of global stewardship.
The goal of Padua Academy is to educate young women in the spirit of love of neighbor flowing from a love of God, rooted in the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and modeled on the gentle strength of St. Frances de Sales and the loving respect for creation of St. Francis of Assisi.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 569 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 8%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Padua Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ursuline Academy (pk-12) (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Anthony Of Padua Grade School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Anthony Of Padua Grade School (0.2 miles away)
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  • Wilmington
    Grades: PK-8 | 271 students
    0.2 miles
    1715 W. 9th Street
    Wilmington, DE 19805
    (302)421-3743
    0.2PK-8
    271
  • Wilmington
    Ursuline Academy (pk-12)
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-12 | 530 students
    0.3 miles
    1106 Pennsylvania Ave
    Wilmington, DE 19806
    (302)658-7158
    0.3PK-12
    530
  • Wilmington
    Grades: K-9 | 170 students
    0.5 miles
    312 N Van Buren St
    Wilmington, DE 19805
    (302)656-1372
    0.5K-9
    170
  • Wilmington
    Grace Church Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
    Grades: PK-K | 80 students
    0.7 miles
    900 N Washington Street
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    (302)655-8847
    0.7PK-K
    80
  • Wilmington
    Grades: 5-8 | 40 students
    0.7 miles
    1515 Linden St
    Wilmington, DE 19805
    (302)777-1015
    0.75-8
    40

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