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Mount Merici Academy Photo #1 - Mount Merici Academy, an Ursuline school, is dedicated to nurturing the whole child- mind, body, and spirit- providing love and guidance so that students can achieve their personal best.In partnership with families, our mission is to instill values of respect, responsibility and self-discipline, teaching students in the Ursuline Serviam tradition of service to our community and the world.
  • Mount Merici Academy is a private, co-educational Ursuline school offering morning Nursery School, half-day Pre-Kindergarten and full-day Kindergarten through Grade 8.
  • Mount Merici Academy is sponsored by the Ursuline Sisters of the Central Province and is located in Waterville, Maine.
  • Mount Merici Academy serves to support your family by assisting you in tending to your child's optimal academic, social, and spiritual formation.
  • Mount Merici has a highly dedicated lay faculty and administration who today carry on the mission of the Ursuline Sisters in offering academic excellence in a supportive and caring environment.
  • Mount Merici Academy consistently has as a clear focus the importance of each child's individual gifts and challenges, as well as an educational focus on the whole child - mind, body and spirit.
  • At Mount Merici Academy students receive a strong foundation for future success.
  • Mount Merici Academy's Stanford Achievement Test scores are consistently high, with overall student performance multiple grade levels ahead of their actual current grade levels.
  • Mount Merici Academy has earned the prestigious accreditation of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1911

Student Body

Total Students219 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 11%
Students by Grade Mount Merici Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size20 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,200
Tuition NotesTuition varies based on grade level. Scholarships are available. Nursery school is $19/day. Lower and Upper Wing tuitions vary from $3400-5200.
% on Financial Aid
60%

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Intramural Sports Only, Kayaking, Nordic Skiing, SoccerBasketballCross Country,
Flag FootballGolf,
Intramural Sports OnlyKayaking,
Nordic SkiingSoccer,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
French Club, Italian Club, Science Olympiad Team

Arts and Music Programs:
"The Spark" Music Program, After-school Art, Drama/Theatre

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Basketball, Running Club, Soccer

School Notes

  • Mount Merici Academy is a private, co-educational Ursuline school offering morning Nursery School, half-day Pre-Kindergarten and full-day Kindergarten through Grade 8. Sponsored by the Ursuline Sisters of the Central Province and located in Waterville, Maine, Mount Merici Academy serves to support your family by assisting you in tending to your child's optimal academic, social, and spiritual formation. Mount Merici has a highly dedicated lay faculty and administration who today carry on the mission of the Ursuline Sisters in offering academic excellence in a supportive and caring environment. Mount Merici Academy consistently has as a clear focus the importance of each child's individual gifts and challenges, as well as an educational focus on the whole child - mind, body and spirit. At Mount Merici Academy students receive a strong foundation for future success. Mount Merici Academy's Stanford Achievement Test scores are consistently high, with overall student performance multiple grade levels ahead of their actual current grade levels. Mount Merici Academy has earned the prestigious accreditation of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

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