|Villa Victoria Academy|
376 West Upper Ferry Road
|Motto||Preparing young women to be smart, strong, confident leaders since 1933|
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic Church|
|Patron saint(s)||St. Lucy Filippini|
|Founder||Religious Teachers Filippini|
|School district||Diocese of Trenton|
|President||Sr. Lillian Harrington , MPF|
|Chairperson||Chuck Machion, Chair of Board of Directors|
|Director||Colleen White, Director of Admissions|
|Principal||Sr. Lesley Draper|
|Asst. principal||Jennifer Spivey|
|Enrollment||110 (as of 2017-18)|
|Student to teacher ratio||7.0:1|
|Campus size||44 acres (180,000 m2)|
|Athletics conference||Penn-Jersey Athletic Association|
|Team name||Yellow Jackets|
|Accreditation||Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools|
|Publication||Inscape (Literary Magazine)|
|Tuition||$14,300 (6-12 for 2018-19)|
|Communities served||Mercer, Hunterdon and Burlington counties in NJ, Bucks County, PA|
|Alumni||about 1,600 alumnae|
|School Colors||Burgundy and Gray|
|Athletic Colors||Black and Gold|
|Athletic Director||Cynthia Smith|
Villa Victoria Academy is an all-girls, private, Catholic middle and high school located in the West Trenton section of Ewing Township, New Jersey. It is located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Trenton. The school has been accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Secondary Schools since 1996; Middle States accreditation of the school expires in May 2020.
As of the 2017-18 school year, the school had an enrollment of 110 students and 25 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 7.0:1. The school's student body was 49.1% White, 24.6% Black, 10.8% Hispanic, 7.8% Asian and 7.8% two or more races.
This section needs expansion with: additional facts of the school's history from 1933–present. You can help by adding to it. (March 2015)
Thomas Walsh, Bishop of Trenton, was able to acquire the 44-acre (18 ha) Fisk Estate in 1920, with the assistance of James Cox Brady. Villa Victoria was established in 1933 as a private academy by the Religious Teachers Filippini.
Villa Victoria competes in interscholastic sports as part of the Penn-Jersey Athletic Association. Athletic programs offered to students include soccer, basketball, cross country, track, tennis, golf and softball.
- Amy Locane (born 1971), television and film actress who appeared in John Waters' 1990 musical comedy Cry-Baby and in the first season of the prime time soap opera Melrose Place.
- New Jersey Women's Hall of Fame Class of 2012 (Sr. Lillian Harrington, MPF, president)
- School data for Villa Victoria Academy, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed October 20, 2017.
- Villa Victoria Academy, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Secondary Schools. Accessed November 12, 2017.
- Tuition and Financial Aid, Villa Victoria Academy. Accessed November 12, 2017.
- Mercer County Catholic Schools Archived 2016-04-15 at the Wayback Machine, Roman Catholic Diocese of Trenton. Accessed July 21, 2016.
- History, Villa Victoria Academy. Accessed November 12, 2017. "With the help of a New York businessman, James Cox Brady, Bishop Walsh was able to purchase the Fisk Estate in the suburb of West Trenton in 1920.... The forty-four acre estate and the building that stood upon it were donated to the Religious Teachers Filippini to be used as the Motherhouse and Novitiate for their American Province. In 1933, Villa Victoria Academy was formally christened as a private academy."
- Home Page, Penn-Jersey Athletic Association. Accessed November 12, 2017.
- Athletics, Villa Victoria Academy. Accessed November 12, 2017.
- Abdur-Rahman, Sulaiman. "Former Melrose Place actress Amy Locane-Bovenizer of Hopewell indicted in fatal crash", The Trentonian, December 16, 2010. Accessed November 12, 2017. "A native Trentonian who graduated from Villa Victoria Academy in Ewing, Locane-Bovenizer's film career includes acting alongside Hollywood heavyweights like Adam Sandler in 1994's Airheads and Johnny Depp in 1990 cult favorite Cry-Baby, which was directed by John Waters."