Mercy Centre

25 W Chester St
Worcester, MA 01605-0160
Tel: (508)852-7165
Grades: 4-11 | 18 students
Mercy Centre is a program of Catholic Charities Worcester County.
It was founded by the Sisters of Mercy and Catholic Charities as a school for children with developmental disabilities.
Today, we offer comprehensive educational, vocational and community based services for students from 6-22 years of age.
Mercy Centre provides comprehensive educational and employment training opportunities for students with developmental disabilities, mental retardation, sensory impairments, and/or physical challenges combined with attentional, communication, motor, medical and/or behavioral involvement.
It is designed to maximize a student's independence with a goal of full participation in his/her community in accordance with each student's IEP. It operates full-day sessions during regular school days, 180 days a year.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Council for Exceptional Children
National Association of Private Special Education Centers
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades 4-11
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Developmental Disabilities

Student Body

Total Students 18 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Mercy Centre Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 2:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is St Peter-marian Catholic Jr-sr High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Peter-marian Catholic Jr-sr High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bancroft School (0.7 miles away)
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The average private school tuition in Worcester County, MA is $7,076 for elementary schools and $31,667 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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