1946 - Handmaids began kindergarten classes at 2025 Church Road in Wyncote, PA
1947 - Ancillae Academy, a school for girls, was begun
1957 - Assumpta Academy, a school for boys, was begun
1969 - Schools merged as Ancillae-Assumpta Academy
1971 - Academy received its licensure by the PA State Board of Private Academic Schools
1971 - Montessori method of education was introduced into our nursery and kindergarten programs
1980 - First accreditation by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
1980 - Construction of Fiat building began
1986 - Recognized by the Department of Education as an "Exemplary Private School"
1989 - Recognized by the Department of Education as a "Drug Free School"
1989 - Administration was restructured to include positions of director (Sr. Elizabeth McCoy) and principal (Sr. Maureen Gillespie)
1990 - Reaccredited by Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools for a special project on the R.I.C.E. Process
1992 - Awarded "Blue Ribbon School of Excellence" honor
2001 - Received third reaccreditation by Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools presenting a colloquim entitled "The R.I.C.E. Process: Building our Future Together with Technology and Fine Arts"
2001 - Construction of McCoy Center began
2004 - Sister Elizabeth McCoy passed away
2005-2010 - Campus Renovations took place including Student Dining Room, Library, Middle School classrooms, Link, Chapel, and STEM Lab
2010 - Earned second "Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence" honor
2012 - Fourth reaccreditation by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools with "Renewing the Vision" protocol
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