Saint Edmond`s Academy, a Catholic, Independent school, educates the hearts and minds of boys in the Holy Cross tradition from JK to eighth grade.
Our heritage incorporates contemporary thought with individualized instruction, a challenging 21st century curriculum, and a focus on the core values of responsibility, independence, self-esteem, integrity, and a sense of community.
The program at the Academy creates a foundation for the future that empowers boys with values and skills for life.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked DE School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 246 students
  • Acceptance rate: 68%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1959

Student Body

Total Students
246 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
St. Edmond's Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size
14 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Red polos, khaki shorts (warm weather), red blazer, tie (cold weather grades 4-8))

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
$9850-$16500
% on Financial Aid
38%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,500
Acceptance Rate
68%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Juliana McClellan

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
3D Printing Club, Chess Club, Creative Writing Club, Digital Media, Geography Bee, Math League, Public Speaking, Science Olympiad Team, Student Council, Theatre Tech

Arts and Music Programs:
Academy Singers, Band Program, Jazz Band, Men's Ensemble, Spring Musical

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Rugby

School Notes

  • Saint Edmond's Academy is a Catholic, independent school for boys in Wilmington, Delaware. The Academy provides challenging, structured, skills-based, and advanced programs in a caring, nurturing, and safe environment in the unique educational tradition of the Brothers of Holy Cross. This educational tradition focuses on students' responsibility, independence, self-esteem, integrity, and sense of community, in accordance with Catholic values and integrating contemporary thought and theory on the development of boys. Students today are the future. As we shape this future through the teaching of our students at Saint Edmond's Academy, we are concerned with leading students to understand and to live Christianity; to become informed and active citizens; to be in a nurturing environment of collaboration, supported by a family spirit; to be respectful of personal, social, racial, political, religious, gender, and linguistic diversity; to participate in the life of the Church and daily dialog with faith and knowledge, faith and experience, and faith and culture; to maintain standards of excellence which are measurable; and to maintain a global perspective.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked DE School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 246 students
  • Acceptance rate: 68%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Wilmington, DE is $14,645 for elementary schools and $18,921 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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