Our Lady Of Mercy High School

1437 Blossom Rd,
Rochester, NY, 14610-0146
Tel: (585)288-7120
Grades: 7 - 12 | 674 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 674 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 16%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
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 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)
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