Immaculate Heart of Mary School is a Catholic Pre-K (4 year old) 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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked DE School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 506 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,324
  • Acceptance rate: 96%
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Immaculate Heart Of Mary ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Delaware for:

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Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1957

Student Body

Total Students
506 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
0%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
Immaculate Heart Of Mary Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
25 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Uniform Required)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
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

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Academic Club, Boy Scouts, Geography Bee, Girl Scouts, It's Academic Team, Math League, National Junior Honors Society, Science Olympiad, Service Club, Spelling Bee, Student Government, WIHM News Crew, Youth in Government

Arts and Music Programs:
Musical Instrument Instruction, Rembrandts Drawing Class

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Girls on the run, Soccer Shots

School Notes

  • Immaculate Heart of Mary School is a Catholic Pre-K - 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. We provide a Christ-centered Catholic education that achieves academic excellence by challenging students to learn and teachers to innovate within a comprehensive program that fosters faith formation, social growth and service to others.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked DE School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 506 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,324
  • Acceptance rate: 96%
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Wilmington, DE is $14,726 for elementary schools and $19,025 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Wilmington, DE is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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