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Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School

Jennifer Zandier
Map1345 Sumneytown Pike
Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437
  • Independent School


An all-girls private Catholic college preparatory Mercy school committed to holistic education with a focus on service and global citizenship. Committed to the academic, spiritual and social development of young women, Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School offers a challenging curriculum, various co-curricular and extra-curricular activities, individual attention and encouragement towards personal growth.

Points of Pride:
-More than 45 AP & honors courses
- GMAHS students have earned state and national academic, athletic, arts, music and speech & debate awards titles
- State-of-the-arts facilities for art, chemistry and music
- Transportation is provided from Philadelphia, Bucks and Montgomery counties
A Gwynedd graduate is known as a competent and compassionate woman of faith who responds generously to the needs of the poor. A woman who actively engages in the learning process and is committed to the continual development of her unique gifts, talents, and abilities. A woman who fosters right relationships and justice for all persons. A woman who communicates effectively and uses her influence to bring about social change. A woman who demonstrates critical thinking and problem-solving skills, technological competence, flexibility, and an appreciation of diversity - ingredients for success in her future endeavors.

High School Specifics

College acceptances: Catholic University of America, Cornell University, Drexel University, Duquesne University, Fordham University, Pennsylvania State University, St. Joseph's University, Temple University, University of Pittsburgh, Villanova University, University of Pennsylvania

HS Short Description

Girls' private Catholic college preparatory Mercy school. AP & honors courses. State & national athletic awards. Superb music & art facilities.

Additional Information:

Select State: PA
County: Montgomery
Grades of School: 9-12
Gender: Girls
Enrollment: 400
Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic
Students per teacher: 10:1
Tuition: $18,720
Financial aid offered?: yes
Technology programs, what grade offered?: iPads (minimum, required), Office 365 & Microsoft Classroom (provided), E-Books and databases. Smartboards, 3D printing, The Learning Commons, a collaborative workspace environment for innovative learning
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 17 AP, 28 honors
Cum. SAT scores (math / reading / writing): 585 (math) /580 (reading) /612 (writing) = 1777
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: French-9; Latin-9; Spanish-9
Extracurricular Activities: Academic/literary clubs
Community service
Honor society
Instrumental music
Visual arts
Vocal music
Some special needs accommodated>: no
Summer program?: yes
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