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Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School

Jennifer Zandier
Map1345 Sumneytown Pike
PO Box 902

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, sciences, music, performing arts, and athletics - 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 endeavor

High School Specifics

College acceptances: Catholic University of America, Cornell University, Drexel University, Duquesne University, Fordham University, The Peadbody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, Pennsylvania State University, Stanford University, St. Joseph's University, Temple University, University of Miami, University of Pittsburgh, University of Southern California, 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.

Open House Dates

Sunday, October 7, 2018, 10:30AM-1PM

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. Dedicated Catherine Learning Program’ for students with learning differences, brand new state-of-the-art synthetic turf field, 2 new STEM labs, Introducing Crew team in 2018-19
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 50 AP and honors courses
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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