Merion Mercy Academy

Merion Mercy Academy, an independent Catholic, college preparatory high school sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, empowers young women to lead, learn, and serve through an education grounded in spiritual development and academic and personal excellence.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 357 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $22,800
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Merion Mercy Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1884
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
357 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
Merion Mercy Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
16 students
Number of AP Courses
16 courses
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
45%
Admissions Director
Eileen Killeen

Sports

School Notes

  • At Merion Mercy learning is personal, friends are forever, and the focus is on what matters for girls and their future. Since 1884, our unwavering commitment has been to empower women to better the world. Our academic program is active, experiential, and personalized, allowing for ambitious learning and high levels of achievement. Here she'll gain knowledge, confidence, courage, and real-world experience so she is more than ready for what's next. We are a launchpad for principled leaders as they step into their greatest potential.When she can do anything that changes everything.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Merion Mercy Academy cost?
Merion Mercy Academy's tuition is approximately $22,800 for private students.
Does Merion Mercy Academy offer a summer program?
Yes, Merion Mercy Academy offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Merion Mercy Academy offer?
Merion Mercy Academy offers 13 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball. Merion Mercy Academy is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for most sports offered.
What is Merion Mercy Academy's ranking?
Merion Mercy Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees, Largest student body, Most sports offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Merion Mercy Academy?
The application deadline for Merion Mercy Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 357 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $22,800
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Montgomery County, PA is $19,469 for elementary schools and $27,264 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Montgomery County, PA is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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