Mercy Centre

25 West Chester Street,
Worcester, MA, 01605-0160
Tel: (508)852-7165
Grades: 3 - 12 | 21 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
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 3 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Developmental Disabilities

Student Body

Total Students 21 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 9%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Mercy Centre Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Peter-marian Catholic Jr-sr High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ymca Ctr For Child Development Wee Wuns Prek Kdgn (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Yeshiva Achei Tmimim Academy (2.1 miles away)
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