Gwynedd-Mercy Academy Elementary is a private, Catholic, K-8 academy for boys and girls committed to innovative and 21st Century education integrated with Mercy values. Combining a long tradition of academic excellence with innovative teaching methodology and progressive technology integration, Gwynedd-Mercy Academy Elementary strives to create a caring, child-centered environment. Established in 1861, by the Sisters of Mercy, the school is now sponsored by the Mercy Education System of the Americas (MESA). Students at Gwynedd-Mercy Academy are nurtured and encouraged to reach the highest standards of excellence. Challenging academic curriculum, extensive arts and music programs, team-building athletic program and numerous extended learning opportunities allow our students recognize their gifts and to actualize their potential. Service outreach activities strengthen students’ awareness of their Mercy commitment to share their gifts and resources with those in need.