St Edmond's Academy

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  • 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.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Delaware Association of Independent Schools
International Boys' Schools Coalition
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1959

Student Body

Total Students251 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 26%
Students by GradeSt Edmond's Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size14 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorPeter Duncan

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Track and FieldBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryLacrosse,
RugbySoccer,
Track and Field

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Creative Writing Club, 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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