Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School

PO Box 902 1345 Sumneytown,
Gwynedd Valley, PA, 19437-0194
     Tel: (215)646-8815
Grades: 9 - 12 | 382 students
The Gospel values of compassionate presence, justice, service, and concern for the dignity of all persons, which are the charism of Catherine McAuley, are the foundation of our school and of a moral, enlightened society.
The goal of education is to develop and nurture the whole person: intellectually, emotionally, physically, socially, and spiritually.
Students can learn and become competent and compassionate adults in a nurturing community atmosphere that provides positive role models.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Coalition of Girls
Mercy Secondary Education Association (MSEA)
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1861

Student Body

Total Students 382 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 1%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 75%
Number of AP Courses 10 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / Feb. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost $15,650
% on Financial Aid 1%
Average Financial Aid Grant $6,000
Admissions Director Kimberly Dunphy Scott '84
Admissions Associate Ms. Moira McGinn '08

Sports

Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBasketballCross Country,
Field HockeyGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 22 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Forensics, GMA TV, Girls with Guitars, Glee Club and Chorale, Gwynedd Ambassadors, Language Culture Club, Latin Club, Latin Club, Literary Magazine "Imagination Collabortion", Ministry and Service, Mock Trail, Newspaper "Mercy Magnet", Orchestra, Peer Advisory League (PAL), Photography Club, Respect Life, Science Club, Speak UP, Spirit Team, Student Council, Yearbook "Patrician" Art Club, Forensics, GMA TV, Latin Club, Latin Club, Mock Trail, Orchestra, Respect Life, Science Club, Speak UP, Spirit Team, Girls with Guitars,
Glee Club and Chorale,
Gwynedd Ambassadors,
Language Culture Club,
Literary Magazine "Imagination Collabortion",
Ministry and Service,
Newspaper "Mercy Magnet",
Peer Advisory League (PAL),
Photography Club,
Student Council,
Yearbook "Patrician",

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Holy Family Learning-ambler Day School (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Early Childhood Ed Center (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Blue Bell KinderCare (1.3 miles away)
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  • Gwynedd ValleyEarly Childhood Ed Center
    Daycare / Preschool  (Roman Catholic)
    Po Box 901
    Gwynedd ValleyPA19437
    (215)641-5567
    Daycare / Preschool  (Roman Catholic)
    0 mi | 98 students | Gr. K                      
  • Blue BellBlue Bell KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    1010 DeKalb Pike
    Blue BellPA19422
    (610)275-4969
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.3 mi | 8 students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • Blue BellCentre Square Montessori Schoolhouse
    Montessori School
    1775 Skippack Pike
    Blue BellPA19422
    (610)275-1775
    Montessori School
    1.7 mi | 122 students | Gr. K-3                      
  • Spring HouseBeth Or Preschool Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool  (Jewish)
    Po Box 660
    Spring HousePA19477
    (215)646-8869
    Daycare / Preschool  (Jewish)
    1.7 mi | 139 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • Spring HouseHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Gwynedd-mercy Academy Elementary
      (Roman Catholic)
    816 Norristown Road, P.O. Box 241
    Spring HousePA19477
    (215)646-4916
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.7 mi | 478 students | Gr. K-8                      

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