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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 412 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,700
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Our Lady Of Mercy Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:

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Sports offered

School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
412 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Our Lady Of Mercy Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost

Sports

School Notes

  • 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.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 412 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,700
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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