Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary School

  • 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 AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1922

Student Body

Total Students267 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeAssumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size22 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School Uniform Required)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 29 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,350
Tuition NotesDiscounts for multiple children. In parish and out of parish rates offered.
% on Financial Aid
22%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,500
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorKristen Sullivan

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Altar Serving, News Team, Student Council, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir, Discover Your Palette

Recreational Athletic Programs:
CYO Sports, Girls on the Run, Karate Class, Soccer Shots

School Notes

Spiritual Development
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary School is an accredited school in which faith and academics are intertwined.  In addition to faith formation five days per week and the celebration of First Friday Mass every month, Assumption BVM students are given opportunities to live their faith through the "Encounter the Living Christ Volunteer Program." Cantor Club, Prayer Partner Program, Class Masses, Service Projects and Holiday Prayer Services 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.  Assumption BVM School 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  
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
5  7/19/2017
Assumption BVM has been a true blessing for our family. Our daughters are excited to go to school everyday!Assumption has an exceptional curriculum that is rooted in the most current evidence-based practices and also allows our children the opportunity to grow socially, spiritually, and emotionally. We could not be happier to be apart of the Assumption BVM family!!
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5  6/12/2017
The environment, curriculum, teacher and principal make ABVM the perfect place for my kids to grow academically and spiritually. We could not be happier with our choice to have our kids at such a wonderful school!
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5  2/25/2017
Assumption BVM School offers a wonderful, faith-filled environment for my children. The teachers are incredibly dedicated to teaching the children academically as well as spiritually. I feel blessed to be a part of this school community. It is my children's second home.
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5  3/7/2013
A little gem located in Southern Chester County! Family environment, faith based. Students are respected and loved. Recommend without hesitation.
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