Who We Are And What We Do
Our Lady of Mercy, a Sisters of Mercy sponsored school, for families seeking an exemplary college preparatory education rooted in Christian values, providing a comprehensive education that develops and cultivates each student's academic pursuits, personal gifts and talents in a safe and welcoming environment.
What Do We Stand For?
We prepare young women to be life-long learners and empower them to use their God-given gifts to make a difference in our world.
Our Lady of Mercy Academy inspires the hearts, minds, and spirits of young women to lead, serve and succeed in their colleges, careers, communities and lives.
Our Core Values
Compassion and Service, Educational Excellence, Concern for Women and Women's Issues, Global Vision and Responsibility, Spiritual Growth and Development, Collaboration with Others and Reverence for the Earth
What Drives Our Unique Values, Vision And Promise?
You will be Known
You will stand out while fitting in. All members of the Mercy community are dedicated to challenging you to develop your strengths and talents. With a rigorous academic curriculum, extracurricular activities and a diversified service program, you have the opportunity to thrive in a nurturing environment.
You will Lead
You will be challenged to become moral leaders in school and in the larger community. This includes local, national, and global service opportunities. We acknowledge your leadership potential.
You will Learn
You will have the chance to learn, lead, and gain self-confidence. The Mercy experience is one in which teachers want to teach and students want to learn. You will be prepared for college-level academics and a lifetime of learning. We provide the advantage of a single-sex educational environment, tailored specifically for young women.
You are Family
Mercy is part of a network of over 40 Mercy Secondary Schools located in 20 states in the US, six countries in Latin America, and the Caribbean. As a Mercy sponsored school, the charism of service, modeled by Catherine McAuley, the foundress of the Sisters of Mercy, provides foundational strength to every part of the Mercy experience. This is evident in our social events, service projects, and support of one another.
You will Grow in Faith
Catholic beliefs, values and traditions are central to the Mercy experience. You are able to celebrate your faith through daily prayer, liturgies, and are encouraged to learn and live the Gospel teachings through service and compassion for others. We embrace the core values of the Sisters of Mercy and welcome students of all faiths.
An education in the Mercy tradition...
"No work of charity can be more productive of good to society than the careful education of young women." Catherine McAuley, Foundress of the Sisters of Mercy