Merion Mercy Academy

  • Merion Mercy Academy, an independent, Catholic, college preparatory school sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, offers a holistic education which encourages academic and personal excellence.
  • Its curriculum stresses mercy spirituality, global awareness, and social responsibility.
  • Within a nurturing community, Merion Mercy Academy educates leaders: young women who live mercy and seek justice.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1884

Student Body

Total Students438 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Merion Mercy Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses16 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNov. 6 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$17,200

Sports

Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Crew, Dance, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
CrewDance,
Field HockeyGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball
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