Villa Maria Academy High School, a Catholic college preparatory school rooted in the charism of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, empowers young women to lead lives of spiritual growth, intellectual inquiry and Christian service.
The members of the Villa Maria community:
- Commit to learning
- Reflect on experience
- Embrace the truth
- Act with integrity
- Respect self and others
- Contribute to community
- Lead by example
- Achieve through commitment
Villa Maria Academy is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse community that respects and promotes the integration of underrepresented groups. Villa Maria recognizes the many dimensions of diversity and the broad, complex, and dynamic nature of human difference and similarity. Diversity and inclusion are essential in an educational environment, including preparing students for citizenship in a global society, the sharing of cultural knowledge and wisdom, and promoting collective well-being. A policy of diversity and inclusion will facilitate Villa Maria Academy’s mission as a Catholic and IHM Congregational school.
Accreditation and Memberships
The school is accredited by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, and the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools.
Villa Maria is a member of the National Catholic Educational Association, the National Association of Independent Schools, the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools, the Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools, and the International Coalition of Girls’ Schools.
Villa Maria operates independently with the blessing of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.