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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 401 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $21,200
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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

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School History

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students
401 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
27%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Merion Mercy Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
16 students
Number of AP Courses
16 courses
List of Courses Offered
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

  • Delivering an academically vigorous and passion-pursuing education, Merion offers innovative approaches that inspire agency, authenticity, connectivity, and creativity. We believe each girl has the power to make a real difference and to live a life of confidence and joyall through an education that is powered by an unwavering dedication to Mercy values and supported by a community more than 135 years strong.  If you are ready for a remarkable high school education look no further. Merion girls embody grace and grit, powered by an all-girls education, personalized learning, and a focus on the whole student. Students don't just attend Merion; they live it. Our students are equipped with a moral compass for life and share a bond with more than 5,000 alumnae. Come to Merion as you are and leave as you are meant to be. MMA is leading the way, through Mercy. 
Profile last updated: 09/17/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 401 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $21,200
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Montgomery County, PA is $21,719 for elementary schools and $27,042 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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