Our Lady Of Mercy High School

1437 Blossom Rd
Rochester, NY 14610-0146
Tel: (585)288-7120
Grades: 7-12 | 703 students
Our Lady of Mercy High School is the largest all-women's Catholic secondary school in the Rochester, New York area.
Established in 1928, by the Sisters of Mercy of Rochester, and accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the University of the State of New York, Mercy's goal is to foster spiritual, personal and social growth as well as intellectual development in its students.
Young women at Mercy are encouraged to become independent, to acquire a broad vision and to heighten their concern for all persons.
Mercy High School's mission is to bring together young women from diverse ethnic, racial and economic situations.
Beginning in grade seven and continuing through grade twelve, our young women are given an education designed to emphasize the positive roles of women in today's society.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Year Founded 1928

Student Body

Total Students 703 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Our Lady Of Mercy High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,550
Tuition Notes Mercy High School works with families to make a Mercy education possible. In 2007, more than $600,000 was given to families in financial assistance.
Admissions Director Mary Elizabeth McCahill

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Lakeside Alpha (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lakeside Alpha (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Seton Catholic School (1.7 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rochester
    Lakeside Alpha
    Grades: 3-12 | 21 students
    0.6 miles
    Po Box 25204
    Rochester, NY 14625
  • Rochester
    Siena Catholic Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 7-8 | 353 students
    0.9 miles
    2617 East Ave
    Rochester, NY 14610
  • Rochester
    Grades: K | 29 students
    1.3 miles
    2406 Browncroft Blvd
    Rochester, NY 14625
  • Rochester
    Grades: K-8 | 80 students
    1.6 miles
    2505 Browncroft Boulevard
    Rochester, NY 14625
  • Rochester
    Grades: 5-7 | 14 students
    1.6 miles
    853 Culver Rd
    Rochester, NY 14609

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
November 24, 2015
Many parents search for an answer to the question "How do I provide the kind of religious education I want for my child?" Religious education is a very personal, subjective matter. We explore some of your options.
November 19, 2015
Myths, urban legends and just plain misinformation abound concerning private schools. We shed some light on the facts you may not have known.
October 04, 2015
This A-Z list is designed to make you aware of the many things involved in choosing the right school for your child.
Request Information
I am a:      
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Applying for financial aid?:
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Rochester, NY is $6,022 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Rochester, NY is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).