Mercy High School
5.00 (1 review)
- Discover Mercy High School in Burlingame where you will find dedicated and caring teachers, challenging classes and a remarkably welcoming environment.
- Amidst all of this, you might discover something else: yourself!.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Mercy Secondary Education Association (MSEA)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades 9-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Student Body Type||All-girls|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||40 teachers|
|Average Class Size||28 students|
|Number of AP Courses||16 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Dec. 16 / Jan. 13|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$18,987|
|Admissions Director||Francesca Ohanessian|
|Admissions Associate||Mary Lenigk|
- School Location Miles Grades Students
BelmontGrades: 9-12 | 447 students
1540 Ralston Ave
Belmont, CA 94002
San FranciscoGrades: 9-12 | 1466 students
2001 37th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94116
PacificaGrades: K-12 | 322 students
1030 Linda Mar Boulevard and 1295 Seville Drive
Pacifica, CA 94044
HillsboroughGrades: 6-12 | 348 students
400 Uplands Drive
Hillsborough, CA 94010
Mercy is definitely the school to go to if you are looking for a strong sense of community and engagement. There is a high emphasis on bonding with your classmates and, if you play a sport (as most of the student body does at one point or another), your teammates. Retreats are a very big deal, as most any alum will tell you, and community service is a must (no, really, there's a 20 hour a year requirement). It's all worth it though. The academic aspect is challenging, but they definitely provide the support to back it up and ensure you can succeed. It is the kind of school where, at the very least, a handful of teachers will get to know you well, and will help you find where you belong.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - meana
July 20, 2017
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