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Merion Mercy Academy

Sister Barbara Buckley, Principal
Map511 Montgomery Ave.
Merion Station, PA 19066
  • Independent School


An independent, Catholic, all-girls, college preparatory school, grades 9-12, that encourages academic and personal excellence.
Points of distinction: 24 service & justice programs; 14 varsity sports teams with many titles; art & music majors; award-winning publications.

High School Specifics

Highlights of student college acceptances for 2017: 564 college acceptances to 158 colleges and 277 merit scholarships totaling $14.8M

HS Short Description

Independent, Catholic, College preparatory school sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, offers a holistic education which encourages academia and personal excellence. The curriculum stresses mercy spirituality, global awareness, and social responsibility.

Additional Information:

Select State: PA
County: Montgomery
Grades of School: 9-12
Gender: Girls
Enrollment: 445
Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic
Students per teacher: 10:1
Tuition: $18,500
Financial aid offered?: yes
Technology programs, what grade offered?: iPads required, promethium boards in all classes
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 17
Standardized test scores: High proficiency
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: Chinese-11; French-9; Latin-9; Spanish-9
Extracurricular Activities: Academic/literary clubs
Community service
Honor society
Instrumental music
Vocal music
School climate (what are you known for?): Academic rigor
Athletic prowess
Campus features
Community service
Student leadership
Technological focus
Unique curriculum
Warm community
Some special needs accommodated>: no
Summer program?: yes
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