The Gospel values of compassionate presence, justice, service, and concern for the dignity of all persons, which are the charism of Catherine McAuley, are the foundation of our school and of a moral, enlightened society.
The goal of education is to develop and nurture the whole person: intellectually, emotionally, physically, socially, and spiritually.
Students can learn and become competent and compassionate adults in a nurturing community atmosphere that provides positive role models.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 414 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $20,900
  • Application Deadline: Oct. 10 / Aug. 1

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Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
414 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Number of AP Courses
10 courses
List of Courses Offered
Average SAT score
1201
Average ACT score
25
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(School Uniform)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Oct. 10 / Aug. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
plus $450 in fees
Average Financial Aid Grant
$6,000
Admissions Director
Kimberly Dunphy Scott '84
Admissions Associate
Ms. Mary-Kate Kaminski

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
26 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Art Club, Forensics, Girls with Guitars, Glee Club and Chorale, GMA TV, Gwynedd Ambassadors, Language Culture Club, Latin Club, Literary Magazine "Imagination Collabortion", Ministry and Service, Mock Trail, Newspaper "Mercy Magnet", Orchestra, Peer Advisory League (PAL), Photography Club, Respect Life, Science Club, Speak UP, Spirit Team, Student Council, Yearbook "Patrician"

Club or Organization:
Diversity Club, Sign Language Club, Speech and Debate Team, Women Empowerment

Arts and Music Programs:
Musical Theatre Production

School Notes

  • The Gospel values of compassionate presence, justice, service, and concern for the dignity of all persons, which are the charism of Catherine McAuley, are the foundation of our school and of a moral, enlightened society. The goal of education is to develop and nurture the whole person: intellectually, emotionally, physically, socially, and spiritually. Students can learn and become competent and compassionate adults in a nurturing community atmosphere that provides positive role models.
Profile last updated: 09/27/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 414 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $20,900
  • Application Deadline: Oct. 10 / Aug. 1

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