Mercy High School

Tel: (415)584-5929
Grades: 9-12 | 400 students
The mission of Mercy High School, San Francisco, a Catholic high school, is to educate young women for their expanding roles in society.
This education is formative, not only imparting fundamental skills and knowledge, but also encouraging the development of values that will guide them throughout their lives.
Mercy High School strives to provide a Christian environment where the following values can be nurtured: love of God, self-esteem, intellectual integrity, independent thought, respect for human rights, compassion for others, dedication to teach, courage to act, and respect for the goods of the Earth. 

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1952

Student Body

Total Students 400 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Mercy High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 20 students
Number of AP Courses 15 courses
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(skirt or pants, sweater or sweatshirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 4 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $16,975
Tuition Notes Tuition assistance available International tuition $22,000
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Rosa Alvarado
Admissions Associate Marie Colon


Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
TennisTrack and Field,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is San Francisco Waldorf High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lakeside Presbyterian Center For Children (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Lakeside Presbyterian Center For Children (0.2 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Francisco
    Lakeside Presbyterian Center For Children
    Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
    Grades: PK-KG | 140 students
    0.2 miles
    201 Eucalyptus Dr
    San Francisco, CA 94132
  • San Francisco
    St Stephen School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: KG-8 | 322 students
    0.2 miles
    401 Eucalyptus Dr
    San Francisco, CA 94132
  • San Francisco
    West Portal Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: K-8 | 506 students
    0.5 miles
    200 Sloat Boulevard
    San Francisco, CA 94132
  • San Francisco
    Grades: 9-12 | 152 students
    0.6 miles
    470 West Portal Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94127
  • San Francisco
    Grades: PK-12 | 114 students
    0.6 miles
    1970 Ocean Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94127

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