Our Lady Of Mercy High School

Tel: (585)288-7120
  • Our Lady of Mercy High School is the largest all-women's Catholic secondary school in the Rochester, New York area.
  • Established in 1928, by the Sisters of Mercy of Rochester, and accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the University of the State of New York, Mercy's goal is to foster spiritual, personal and social growth as well as intellectual development in its students.
  • Young women at Mercy are encouraged to become independent, to acquire a broad vision and to heighten their concern for all persons.
  • Mercy High School's mission is to bring together young women from diverse ethnic, racial and economic situations.
  • Beginning in grade seven and continuing through grade twelve, our young women are given an education designed to emphasize the positive roles of women in today's society.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Year Founded1928

Student Body

Total Students703 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 29%
Students by GradeOur Lady Of Mercy High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,550
Tuition NotesMercy High School works with families to make a Mercy education possible. In 2007, more than $600,000 was given to families in financial assistance.
Admissions DirectorMary Elizabeth McCahill
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