Lauralton Hall

Tel: (203)877-2786
Grades: 9 - 12 | 431 students
Academy of Our Lady of Mercy, Lauralton Hall, a Catholic college-preparatory school was founded in 1905 by the Sisters of Mercy.
The Sisters continue to sponsor it today along with a Board of Trustees which governs the school.
Lauralton Hall provides an added dimension to a rigorous academic program.
Here the formation of character is valued as highly as intellectual achievement.
In keeping with the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy, Lauralton Hall students are constantly challenged to think of others and to reach out to those in need.
They are expected to become Renaissance women for the twenty-first century-articulate, and poised, confident and compassionate, gracious in their strength, at home in their own times, respectful of the past, but fully prepared to embrace the future.
The school's unique mission is to foster a community atmosphere enriched by the Mercy tradition and to educate young women to pursue knowledge, recognize truth, and respond to the needs of others.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Christian School Association (NCSA)
Other religious school association(s)
National Coalition of Girls
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1905

Student Body

Total Students 431 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 16%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Lauralton Hall Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 77%
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 13 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $17,000
% on Financial Aid 21%
Admissions Director Kathleen O. Shine

Sports

Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Field Hockey, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryDiving,
Field HockeyGolf,
GymnasticsLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Winter Track

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is White Oak Baptist Academy (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Mary School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Mary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • Milford
    St Mary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 326 students
    0.7 miles
    72 Gulf St
    Milford, CT 06460
    (203)878-6539
    0.7PK-8
    326
  • Milford
    Grades: PK | 49 students
    1 miles
    925 Bridgeport Ave
    Milford, CT 06460
    (203)882-8810
    1PK
    49
  • Milford
    Grades: 1-8 | 24 students
    1.8 miles
    528 Wheelers Farms Rd
    Milford, CT 06461
    (203)877-0300
    1.81-8
    24
  • Milford
    Grades: NS-PK | 115 students
    2.2 miles
    69 Woodmont Road
    Milford, CT 06460
    (203)877-5167
    2.2NS-PK
    115
  • Stratford
    Grades: K-12 | 26 students
    2.5 miles
    5344 Main St Putney
    Stratford, CT 06614
    (203)610-6960
    2.5K-12
    26

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