Our Lady Of Mercy Academy

  • Founded in 1928 as a Catholic College preparatory school for young women, Our Lady of Mercy Academy is dedicated to providing a comprehensive education permeated with the charism of Catherine McAuley, foundress of the Sisters of Mercy.
  • In response to the challenge of the Gospel, the faculty and staff of our Lady of Mercy Academy work to educate students in a holistic fashion within a compassionate environment of reverence for one another and for the world.
  • Each student is challenged to develop her God-given gifts thus empowering the young woman to become an authentic witness of Mercy in the global community of the 21st century.
  • The philosophy of Our Lady of Mercy Academy is based on the Church’s threefold mission: to impart the message of Jesus, to advance the building of Christian community, and to bear witness to the Gospel message.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students412 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Our Lady Of Mercy Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,700

Sports

Total Sports Offered16 sports
SportsBadminton, Ballet, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBadmintonBallet,
BasketballCrew,
Cross CountryDance,
EquestrianGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,

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