Compelled by our Catholic faith and the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy High School is a premier college preparatory school that educates and nurtures young women of diverse backgrounds to excel academically, serve compassionately, and lead courageously. Rooted in faith, tradition, academic excellence and sisterhood since 1945, Mercy is an innovative learning community with committed educators and engaged students who live out the Core Values of: Compelled by Mercy; Educational Courage; Inspired by Faith; Principled Leadership; A Voice for Dignity & Respect. Mercy High School is a sponsored ministry of the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas and is a member of Mercy Education, an Apple Distinguished School, and boasts 17,000+ Alumnae - Women Who Make a Difference.
• 2023 Enrollment: 560 (All-Female)
• Financial Aid Offered: Yes
• Financial Aid Deadline: December 15, then rolling
• Merit Scholarships Offered: Yes, based on HSPT scores; Legacy Scholarship; Sister Frances Warde Scholarship
• Admission Requirements: Application; Teacher Recommendation; 7th/8th Grade Report Cards; Standardized Test Scores; High School Placement Test; School and Student Profile Form Application
• Deadline: December 15, then rolling
Jo Ferrari, Director of Admissions
Colleen Kogut, Admissions Coordinator
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The four year curriculum in Religious Studies provides a solid Catholic foundation with an emphasis on morality, theology, and scripture. Beyond the classroom, Mercy offers students many opportunities to deepen their faith and align experiences to the core values and attributes defined in the Mercy Education Profile of a Graduate. The Office of Mission & Ministry strengthens the spirituality of the student body through daily prayer, Mass, retreats, prayer services, Rosary, Youth Mercy Associate program, service projects, organizational outreach, and special Mercy celebrations. The Mercy Community Action Program encourages a commitment to the community. Students are required to complete 40 hours of community service over four years.
UNIQUE ACADEMIC OFFERINGS:
Mercy offers a comprehensive college prep curriculum with 20 AP and 14 Honors courses and Lawrence Tech dual enrollment opportunities. Students utilize an iPad with powerful Apps including iMovie, Keynote, Pages, Notability and more.
Academic amenities: three computer labs; specialty labs for science, world language, digital design; and a robust Robotics Center. Our Academic Mentoring & Educational Support (AMES) Program includes three full-time professionals committed to creating an inclusive academic learning environment.
Archery, Basketball, Boardercross, Bowling, Cheer, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Figure Skating, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Pompon, Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Swim/Dive, Tennis, Track/Field, Volleyball
CO-CURRICULAR CLUBS & ACTIVITIES:
Animal Rights Club, Art Club, BASE, Business Professionals of America, ChemClub, Coding Club, CyberPatriots, Debate Club, Fall Play, FEMClub, Fishbowl Spirit Club, Forensics, French Club, French Honor Society, Genes in Diseases and Symptoms, Geology Earth Mineralogy, Girls and Money, GREEN Club, Healthy Habits, HOSA, Human Relations Council, International Thespian Society, Junior Classical League, Link Crew, Mercy Bird Watch, Mercy Book Club, Mercy Mimes, Mercy Peer 2 Peer, Mercy Yogis, Middle Eastern Student Association, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Peace Club, Pretty Brown Girls, Pro-Life Club, Quiz Bowl, Robotics, Science Club, Service for Purpose, Spanish Honor Society, Spring Musical, Student Government, Team One Love, The Youth Movement Against Alzheimer’s, Youth Mercy Associates