Admission Process

Start your application to Archmere Academy today!

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  • Complete an Inquiry Form & schedule a Shadow Visit at Archmere

    The very first step in the admissions process is complete a standard inquiry form and schedule your shadow visit. This can all be done in one, convenient step!
  • Complete Your Application in Your Candidate Page

    Once step one is complete, we will prompt you to create a username and password for the candidate page on the Archmere Parent Portal Page. From that page, you will be able to complete your application, download our required transcript request forms and directly submit teacher recommendation forms. You must be logged in to view and access these forms. All application materials must be submitted by January 5, in order to be considered for admission. There is a nonrefundable application fee of $60.
  • Take the Entrance/Scholarship Exam

    The entrance/scholarship exam for 8th graders only. Preregistration is required, along with a $55 registration fee. The registration form can be found on your candidate page upon completion of your application. Results will be released approximately two weeks after the exam.

    ***Kindly email to schedule your Entrance Exam if the dropdown menu is blank and you are unable to select a date.***
  • Schedule an Interview with the Admissions Office

    Students and their families who have completed all application materials and have taken the entrance exam will be invited to interview with a member of the admissions committee. A suggested time frame and sign up link for the interview will accompany the entrance exam results.

    Questions? Please contact the Admissions Office at 302-798-6632 ext. 706.

Looking to log in to your parent portal to continue the application process?

Meet the Admissions Team

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  • Photo of Leah daPonte Lightcap

    Leah daPonte Lightcap 

    Director of Admissions & Enrollment
    302-798-6632 Ext 781
  • Photo of Logan Duffie

    Logan Duffie 

    Associate Director of Admissions; College Counselor
    302-798-6632 Ext 713
  • Photo of Denise Starnes

    Denise Starnes 

    Admissions & Marketing Coordinator
    302-798-6632 Ext 660
  • Photo of Patricia Tolvaisa

    Patricia Tolvaisa 

    Assistant to the Head of School & Admissions
    302-798-6632 Ext 706

Upcoming Admissions Events

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  • Apr
  • Apr

    8th Grade Spring Entrance Exam

    Archmere Academy's Entrance/ Scholarship Exam is for 8th graders only. This test is an important step in the process of successful admission and is used for admission, scholarship and placement decisions. Students must bring two No. 2 pencils and a snack and drink if they would like. 

    Please note, you need to fill out an application in order to register for the test. If you have not already filled out an application, please use this link to create your account and login to your parent portal page. On this page, you can complete your Archmere Academy application. Upon completion of your online application, you will be able to register for the Entrance Exam. In addition, you will also be able to track your progress on our required documents: recommendation letters and transcripts. 

    Registration is required through your portal.

    We are excited at the prospect of having you join our community!
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  • Apr

    7th Grade Practice Test

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Archmere Academy is a private, Catholic, college preparatory co-educational academy,
grades 9-12 founded in 1932 by the Norbertine Fathers.