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 Gwynedd-mercy Academy Elementary 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


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


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:

    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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