Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School

PO Box 902 1345 Sumneytown
Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437
Tel: (215)646-8815
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  • 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.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Coalition of Girls
Mercy Secondary Education Association (MSEA)
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1861

Student Body

Total Students 382 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
1%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Number of AP Courses 10 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / Feb. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost $15,650
% on Financial Aid
1%
Average Financial Aid Grant $6,000
Admissions Director Kimberly Dunphy Scott '84
Admissions Associate Ms. Moira McGinn '08

Sports

Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBasketballCross Country,
Field HockeyGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 22 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Forensics, GMA TV, Girls with Guitars, Glee Club and Chorale, Gwynedd Ambassadors, Language Culture Club, Latin 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" Art Club, Forensics, GMA TV, Latin Club, Latin Club, Mock Trail, Orchestra, Respect Life, Science Club, Speak UP, Spirit Team, Girls with Guitars,
Glee Club and Chorale,
Gwynedd Ambassadors,
Language Culture Club,
Literary Magazine "Imagination Collabortion",
Ministry and Service,
Newspaper "Mercy Magnet",
Peer Advisory League (PAL),
Photography Club,
Student Council,
Yearbook "Patrician",
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