HEAD OF SCHOOL
Deborah Kost, M.Ed.
1750 Quarry Road, Yardley, Pennsylvania in historic Bucks County
Grey Nun Academy is an independent, Catholic, coeducational, elementary and middle school in Bucks County, Pennsylvania for students in PreK3 to eighth grade. In the tradition of Saint Marguerite d’Youville, Mother of Universal Charity, Grey Nun Academy welcomes children of all faiths and cultures. Within an academically rigorous environment, students progress developmentally through two distinct divisions: Lower School grades PreK-5 and Middle School grades 6-8.
Embracing its commitment to academic excellence for nearly 60 years, Grey Nun Academy integrates learning with faith and action, while nurturing and encouraging the unique gifts found in each person. Students receive technologically advanced instruction with increasing specialization throughout their school career. Together, the members of the Grey Nun Academy community inspire responsibility and compassion while preparing students to succeed in a changing world.
Grey Nun Academy serves students from PreK3 to Grade 8
PreK 3/4: Half- or Full-Day Classes
Lower School (PreK – Grade 5)
Middle School (Grades 6 –8)
Average class size offers a student teacher ratio of 7:1.
This allows for greater depth and breadth in curriculum design and course offerings.
Kindergarten- Grade 8
Lower School (K-5)
Middle School (Grades 6-8)
Financial aid is available to those families who demonstrate a need. For further information about the application process and deadline for financial aid, please email the Director of Finance and Operations at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All faculty are certified teachers and most hold post graduate degrees.
BLENDED LEARNING THROUGH TECHNOLOGY
Interactive whiteboards in every classroom support the integration of technology across the curriculum to meet the challenge of technological complexity in today’s society. Instruction is focused to meet students at their level, supporting advanced as well as on-target learning. Students in grades 3 through 8 experience a 1:1 Chromebook ratio and students in grades PreK to grade 2 have 1:1 iPads to further support student learners of the 21st century.
The Academy’s strong academic program is flexible by design. Students take a mix of core subjects including:
- English/Language Arts (ELA)
- Social Studies/History
- Religious Education
Co-curricular studies include:
- Music and Performing Arts
- Health and Physical Education
- Technology/Mac Lab
- Library/Media Center
- QUEST – Gifted and Talented
- Extended Day - Before and After School Care
- After School Enrichment Programs (arts, language, science, and athletics)
- Reading Olympics
- Community Service
- Student Council
- Math Counts
- Future Cities
- National Geographic Geography Bee
- Pairing Partners
HIGH SCHOOLS ATTENDED BY GRADUATES
|Archbishop Wood High School||Nazareth Academy High School|
|Conwell-Egan Catholic High School||Notre Dame High School|
|Council Rock (North/South) High School||Peddie School|
|George School||The Pennington School|
|Germantown Academy||Princeton Day School|
|Germantown Friends School||Springside Chestnut Hill Academy|
|Gwynned Mercy Academy High School||St. Joseph's Preparatory School|
|Holy Ghost Preparatory School||Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart|
|The Hun School of Princeton||Villa Joseph Marie High School|
|La Salle College High School||Villa Victoria Academy|
|The Lawrenceville School||William Penn Charter School|
|Mount Saint Joseph|
VISIT GREY NUN ACADEMY:
Private tours are available every day of the week by appointment.
1750 Quarry Road, Yardley, Pennsylvania 19067.