Fast Facts

 

HEAD OF SCHOOL

 

Deborah Kost, M.Ed.

LOCATION

1750 Quarry Road, Yardley, Pennsylvania in historic Bucks County

MISSION

Grey Nun Academy is an independent, Catholic, coeducational lower and middle school in Bucks County, Pennsylvania serving students in grades PreK3 through 8. 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 three distinct divisions: Primary, Middle, and Upper.

Embracing a more than 50 year commitment to academic excellence, 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 through 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.

GRADES

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)

 

ENROLLMENT

Average class size offers a student teacher ratio of 7:1.

This allows for greater depth and breadth in curriculum design and course offerings.

TUITION

PreK 3/4:

3 days

4 days

5 days

Half Day

$4,500

$5,900

$6,750

Full Day

$8,700

$9,850

$10,950

 

Kindergarten- Grade 8

Lower School (K-5)

$14,380

Middle School (Grades 6-8)

$14,650

 

TUITION ASSISTANCE

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 gaccardo@gnaedu.org.

FACULTY

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.

 

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

The Academy’s strong academic program is flexible by design. Students take a mix of core subjects including:

  • English/Language Arts (ELA)
  • Math
  • Social Studies/History
  • Science
  • Religious Education

Co-curricular studies include:

  • Spanish
  • Music and Performing Arts
  • Art
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Technology/Mac Lab
  • Library/Media Center
  • QUEST – Gifted and Talented
  • STEM
  • Guidance

 

ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS

  • Extended Day - Before and After School Care
  • After School Enrichment Programs (arts, language, science, and athletics)
  • Athletics
  • D.A.R.E.
  • 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.

Contact Us: 215-968-4151 enrollment@gnaedu.org