Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School

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 AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1861

Student Body

Total Students382 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
1%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeGwynedd Mercy Academy High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Number of AP Courses10 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15 / Feb. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost$15,650
% on Financial Aid
1%
Average Financial Aid Grant$6,000
Admissions DirectorKimberly Dunphy Scott '84
Admissions AssociateMs. Moira McGinn '08

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBasketball, 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.21 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"
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