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Drexel Neumann Academy
1901 Potter Street, Chester, PA 19013



 Mission Statement

Empowered by the witness and lives of St. Katharine Drexel and St. John Neumann, Drexel Neumann Academy is committed to providing a quality, Catholic elementary school education in a multicultural environment to the children of Chester. Franciscan spirituality and diversified instruction will promote an environment which recognizes the giftedness of each child.

Drexel Neumann Academy is an independent Catholic school for students in grades pre-kindergarten through eighth, sponsored by Neumann University, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Katharine Drexel Parish, and the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia.

Welcome to the 2017-2018 School Year. Classes begin on September 6 and Back to School Night is on September 7.
Cathy McGowan, SSJ and Maggie Gannon, OSF

We are very grateful to all those who support Drexel Neumann Academy (DNA) in so many different ways...especially our school families! The students who currently attend DNA and have graduated over the past ten years are wonderful reflections of all the good in Chester!
Please check the school website at www.drexelneumannacademy.net for more information about upcoming events.
Thank you again to everyone who helps to keep quality Catholic education in a safe environment in the city of Chester.
Please know we continue to remember in our daily prayers all you who support DNA and the children of Chester!


If you would like to volunteer in a classroom or one of the school offices, please call 610-872-7358 and speak to Sister Maggie. We are always grateful for tutors, those interested in reading to the younger students, or helping to maintain the donor base!


Please check out our webpage for items needed or if you have a gift/talent which you would like to share with us. We are always grateful for the help of painters, electricians, and plumbers!


If you are a graduate of DNA or Saint Katharine Drexel School or Saint Robert School, please feel free to contact either Sister Maggie or Sister Cathy to schedule a visit. Come back and visit the classroom where you had classes or the gym where you played basketball...we are always grateful for guests!


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