Gwynedd-mercy Academy Elementary

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Gwynedd-Mercy Academy has kept pace with developing technology by equipping our classrooms, library and computer lab with interactive whiteboards, wireless Internet and Microsoft Surface tablets, iPads and computer work stations. Full-time Directors of Informational Technology and Educational Technology support technology integration in innovative curriculum.
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Gwynedd-Mercy Academy has kept pace with developing technology by equipping our classrooms, library and computer lab with interactive whiteboards, wireless Internet and Microsoft Surface tablets, iPads and computer work stations. Full-time Directors of Informational Technology and Educational Technology support technology integration in innovative curriculum.
Gwynedd-Mercy Academy is a private, Catholic, co-educational academy committed to quality education integrated with Gospel values.
A ministry of the Sisters of Mercy and established in 1861, Gwynedd-Mercy Academy combines a long tradition of academic excellence with innovative teaching methodology and technology integration to create a caring, child-centered environment.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1861
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2007

Student Body

Total Students 419 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Gwynedd-mercy Academy Elementary Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 17 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,300
Tuition Notes Gwynedd-Mercy Academy tuition is bundled and fee-inclusive, including the cost of books, intial stationary supplies, field trips, school pictures and yearbook. A monthly payment plan is available. There are no technology or curriculum-fees of any type c
Admissions Director Mrs. Bethanne Connolly

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Field Hockey, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, SoftballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringDance,
Field HockeyFootball,
LacrosseSoccer,
Softball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band/Choir/Voice Lessons, Forensics, National History Day Program, National Junior Honor Society, Service Activities, Student Council Forensics, Band/Choir/Voice Lessons,
National History Day Program,
National Junior Honor Society,
Service Activities,
Student Council,

School Notes

  • Students at Gwynedd-Mercy Academy are nurtured and encouraged to reach the highest standards of excellence. Challenging academic curriculum, extensive arts and music programs, team-building athletic program and numerous extended learning opportunities allow our students recognize their gifts and to actualize their potential. Developing the faith life of the school community, in partnership with parents, is paramount at Gwynedd-Mercy Academy. Participation in the Community of Caring Program, based on the Olweus Anti-Bullying Program, supports our religion curriculum. Students in every grade are afforded opportunities to participate in numerous outreach activities at the local level and to support outreach as far away as South America. These many opportunities strengthen students' awareness of their Mercy commitment to share their gifts and resources with those in need.

Profile last updated: 01/20/2016

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