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Mercersburg Academy
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  • Private, Boarding
  • MERCERSBURG, PA

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade A minus

About

100 ACADEMY DRIVE
MERCERSBURG, PA 17236

Applying

Application Deadline
January 31
Application Fee
$50
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
No data available  

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$39,650
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$66,900
Received Financial Aid
46%
Average Financial Aid
$37,800
From Mercersburg Academy

Mercersburg Academy provides young people with the opportunity to live and learn in a vibrant and diverse community of boarding and day students from across the country and around the world. Our 300-acre campus is a place of exploration and discovery where students are embraced for who they are and empowered to define themselves and to imagine their future.

Mercersburg pairs top-tier academic offerings with extracurricular activities and a robust residential-life program to create a transformative education. Guided by talented faculty and staff, our students build strength of character that inspires authenticity and responsibility. They develop the will to achieve and the determination to succeed, and they graduate from Mercersburg prepared for college, for a career, and for leading and serving the world.

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Mercersburg Academy Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1330
150 responses
Average ACT
30
119 responses

Capstone Experiences

As part of Mercersburg’s graduation requirements, every student completes one of two senior capstones—MAPS or Springboard—built around their own scholastic and personal interests. These capstones foster original thinking and allow students to proliferate their own ideas while producing compelling work in preparation for college.

Culture & Safety

Poll
68%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 37 responses
Poll
65%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 37 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 98 responses
  • Irving-Marshall week
    27%
  • Painting the numbers
    17%
  • Alumni Weekend
    12%
  • The Christmas Candlelight Service
    12%
  • Spirit Week
    9%
  • The Alma Mater
    9%
  • Boxer-bikini runs
    8%

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Boarding

Students Boarding
83%
Boarding Days Per Week
7-day
Top Countries
China, Germany, South Korea, Spain, Viet Nam
International Boarding Students
23%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
447
51%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 37 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 37 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 37 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
4:1
National
17:1
Poll
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 40 responses
Poll
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 40 responses
Poll
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 40 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
65%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 34 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 34 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 34 responses

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