Gwynedd-mercy Academy Elementary

816 Norristown Road, P.O. Box 241,
Spring House, PA, 19477-0194
     Tel: (215)646-4916
Grades: K - 8 | 478 students
Gwynedd-Mercy Academy is a private, Catholic, co-educational academy committed to quality education integrated with Gospel values.
A ministry of the Sisters of Mercy and established in 1861, Gwynedd-Mercy Academy combines a long tradition of academic excellence with innovative teaching methodology and progressive technology integration to create a caring, child-centered environment.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1861
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2007

Student Body

Total Students 478 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 7%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $10,920
Tuition Notes Gwynedd-Mercy Academy tuition is bundled and fee-inclusive, including the cost of books, intial stationary supplies, field trips, school pictures and yearbook. A monthly payment plan is available.
Admissions Director Ms. Patricia Bradley

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Field Hockey, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, SoftballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringDance,
Field HockeyFootball,
LacrosseSoccer,
Softball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band/Choir/Voice Lessons, Forensics, National History Day Program, National Junior Honor Society, Service Activities, Student Council Forensics, Band/Choir/Voice Lessons,
National History Day Program,
National Junior Honor Society,
Service Activities,
Student Council,

School Notes:

Students at Gwynedd-Mercy Academy are nurtured and encouraged to reach the highest standards of excellence. Challenging academic curriculum, extensive arts and music programs, team-building athletic program and numerous extended learning opportunities allow our students recognize their gifts and to actualize their potential. Developing the faith life of the school community, in partnership with parents, is paramount at Gwynedd-Mercy Academy. Participation in the Community of Caring Program, based on the Olweus Anti-Bullying Program, supports our religion curriculum. Students in every grade are afforded opportunities to participate in numerous outreach activities at the local level and to support outreach as far away as South America. These many opportunities strengthen students' awareness of their Mercy commitment to share their gifts and resources with those in need.

Profile last updated: 04/09/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Beth Or Preschool Kindergarten (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Beth Or Preschool Kindergarten (0 miles away)
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  • Spring HouseBeth Or Preschool Kindergarten
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    Po Box 660
    Spring HousePA19477
    (215)646-8869
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    Po Box 142
    GwyneddPA19436
    (215)699-5392
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  • Gwynedd ValleyEarly Childhood Ed Center
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    Po Box 901
    Gwynedd ValleyPA19437
    (215)641-5567
    Daycare / Preschool  (Roman Catholic)
    1.7 mi | 98 students | Gr. K                      
  • Gwynedd ValleyGwynedd Mercy Academy High School
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    PO Box 902 1345 Sumneytown
    Gwynedd ValleyPA19437
    (215)646-8815
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    1.7 mi | 382 students | Gr. 9-12                      
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    AmblerPA19002
    (215)646-6150
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    2 mi | 114 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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