Our Lady Of Mercy School

9222 Kentsdale Dr
Potomac, MD 20854-0208
Tel: (301)365-4477
Grades: K - 8 | 258 students
We are a Catholic community of followers of Christ who desire to be ever more deeply rooted in the the presence and power of God.
We are guided and empowered by the Holy Spirit, the Word of God and the tradition of the Church.
We welcome all to join us as we reach  out in justice and love to build God's kingdom.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2009

Student Body

Total Students 258 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 16%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Our Lady Of Mercy School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is German School Washington Dc (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is German School Washington Dc (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is German School Washington Dc (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Potomac
    German School Washington Dc
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-12 | 522 students
    0.3 miles
    8617 Chateau Drive
    Potomac, MD 20854
    (301)767-3807
    0.3PK-12
    522
  • Bethesda
    Grades: K-8 | 476 students
    0.5 miles
    8821 River Road
    Bethesda, MD 20817
    (301)841-2130
    0.5K-8
    476
  • Potomac
    Connelly School Of The Holy Child
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 6-12 | 304 students
    0.6 miles
    9029 Bradley Blvd
    Potomac, MD 20854
    (301)365-0955
    0.66-12
    304
  • Bethesda
    Mater Dei School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 1-8 | 223 students
    0.7 miles
    9600 Seven Locks Rd
    Bethesda, MD 20817
    (301)365-2700
    0.71-8
    223
  • Bethesda
    Walden Montessori Academy
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-1 | 52 students
    0.7 miles
    7730 Bradley Blvd
    Bethesda, MD 20817
    (301)469-8123
    0.7PK-1
    52

School Reviews

Mercy is a wonderful place to learn. I love the sense of community that was missing in our neighborhood public school. The students have "prayer partners", which builds a strong bond between the older and younger students. The school has great opportunities for service to the community. The teachers are extremely kind and supportive. My older child is learning wonderful organizational skills as she is being prepped for middle school. While the educational style is more on the traditional side, there is an emphasis on the basics; handwriting, written composition and grammar that are lacking in the public school curriculum. Mercy is the full package, community and strong academics.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15
We could not be happier with Mercy. The faculty is amazingly dedicated. There is a top notch special education/"inclusion program". My kids are not in the program but it is actually a benefit for the entire school. Mercy has proven to be a nurturing, challenging and inclusive environment where all children are accepted and truly seem to thrive. We could not be happier. In this area it is also a bargain!! Love it!!!
- Posted by Parent, 01/31/13

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