Mercyhurst Preparatory School

538 E Grandview Blvd,
Erie, PA, 16504-0165
     Tel: (814)824-2210
Grades: 9 - 12 | 619 students
Mercyhurst Preparatory School is a four year co-educational Catholic secondary school founded by the Sisters of Mercy to prepare students from all religious and ethnic backgrounds for a successful, productive, and compassionate life in an ever-changing and interdependent world.
Mercyhurst Prep education is based upon the teachings of Jesus Christ and a modeling of Judeo-Christian values; excellence in academic and co-curricular programs, service to our local and global communities, and the dedication and active support of the students, parents, faculty, staff, and alumni of the Mercyhurst community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Education Association
International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 619 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Mercyhurst Preparatory School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 25 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Grey skirt/slacks and white polo shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 14 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,600
Tuition Notes This is tuition for the 2002012-2013 school year. We have a technology fee of $200, ipad insurance is $65 and a fundraiser of $250.
Acceptance Rate 95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Marcia DiTullio

Sports

Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Crew, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballBowling,
CheeringCrew,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Abraxas Learning Center (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Luke School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Luke School (0.5 miles away)
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  • ErieSt Luke School
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    425 E 38th St
    EriePA16504
    (814)825-7105
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    0.5 mi | 336 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ErieSt. John-holy Rosary Eastside Catholic School
      (Roman Catholic)
    504 E 27th St
    EriePA16504
    (814)452-6874
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.2 mi | 155 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • ErieOur Lady Of Mount Carmel School
      (Roman Catholic)
    1531 E Grandview Blvd
    EriePA16510
    (814)825-2822
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.2 mi | 139 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ErieLake Erie Seventh-day Adventist School
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    190 Hunter Willis Road
    EriePA16509
    (814)824-6169
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    1.4 mi | 10 students | Gr. 1-8                      
  • ErieSarah A Reed Children''s Center
    Alternative School  (Christian)
    310 E 10th St
    EriePA16503
    (814)455-6562
    Alternative School  (Christian)
    2.4 mi | 39 students | Gr. PK-3                      

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