Mercy High School

2750 Adeline Drive
Burlingame, CA 94010-0940
Tel: (650)762-1114
Grades: 9-12
Discover Mercy High School in Burlingame where you will find dedicated and caring teachers, challenging classes and a remarkably welcoming environment. Amidst all of this, you might discover something else: yourself!.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Mercy Secondary Education Association (MSEA)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1931

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type All-girls

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Average Class Size 28 students
Number of AP Courses 16 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 16 / Jan. 13
Yearly Tuition Cost $18,987
Admissions Director Francesca Ohanessian
Admissions Associate Mary Lenigk
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School Reviews

Mercy is definitely the school to go to if you are looking for a strong sense of community and engagement. There is a high emphasis on bonding with your classmates and, if you play a sport (as most of the student body does at one point or another), your teammates. Retreats are a very big deal, as most any alum will tell you, and community service is a must (no, really, there's a 20 hour a year requirement). It's all worth it though. The academic aspect is challenging, but they definitely provide the support to back it up and ensure you can succeed. It is the kind of school where, at the very least, a handful of teachers will get to know you well, and will help you find where you belong.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 05/17/16

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