Mercy High School

1300 E Northern Pkwy,
Baltimore, MD, 21239-0212
Tel: (410)433-8880
Grades: 9 - 12 | 309 students
Mercy High School Baltimore, a private Catholic secondary school rooted in the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy, is committed to providing a superior education to a diverse group of young women.
We are committed to developing each student’s full potential and to educate students to personal responsibility and cooperation with others.
Mercy assists students to mature as women of faith who will serve the world with justice and compassion.
Students of all faiths are welcome. The school occupies the 1300 block of East Northern Parkway between Loch Raven Boulevard and The Alameda.
It features a wooded campus with home advantage lacrosse, soccer, field hockey, and softball playing fields.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
State or regional independent school association
Mercy Secondary Education Association (MSEA)
Network for Mercy Education
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1960

Student Body

Total Students 309 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 35%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Mercy High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 19 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Advanced Calculus, Biology, Calculus, Introduction to Psychology, U.S. History, World Literature, 
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Summer and Winter Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 3
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,400
Acceptance Rate 86%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Ms. Faith Erline
Admissions Associate Beth Rich


Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
Field HockeyGolf,
SoftballTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Computer Club, Dance Troupe, Environmental Awareness Club, Footlighters (Drama), Girls' Athletic Association, Health Awareness Club, Lance Staff (School Literary Magazine), McAuley Outreach, Mercy Ensemble Group (Instrumentalists), Mercy Madrigals (choral), Model Organization of American States, National Honor Society, Pep Squad, Student Council, Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), The Shield (Newspaper), Writing Workshop Art Club, Computer Club, Dance Troupe, Pep Squad, Environmental Awareness Club,
Footlighters (Drama),
Girls' Athletic Association,
Health Awareness Club,
Lance Staff (School Literary Magazine),
McAuley Outreach,
Mercy Ensemble Group (Instrumentalists),
Mercy Madrigals (choral),
Model Organization of American States,
National Honor Society,
Student Council,
Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD),
The Shield (Newspaper),
Writing Workshop,

School Notes:

    • Special STEM programs: Women in Medicine and Women Technology
    • The Dorothy Williams Bunting Science Center
    • McAuley Scholars Program
    • The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Performing Arts Center
    • 4-Year Art Program
    • Visual and Performing Arts
    • Leadership Opportunities
    • Part of the Network for Mercy Education
    • 26-Acre Wooded Campus
    • Home Athletic Fields

    Profile last updated: 12/19/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Woodbourne School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cardinal Shehan School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Cardinal Shehan School (0.7 miles away)
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