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Mercy Career & Technical High School
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  • Private, Catholic
  • PHILADELPHIA, PA

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Report Card

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

About

2900 W HUNTING PARK AVE
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19129
About Mercy Career & Technical High School...

Applying

Application Deadline
July 15
Application Fee
$0
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
None

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$8,640
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
92%
Average Financial Aid
$5,000
From Mercy Career & Technical High School

Mercy Career & Technical High School (Mercy Tech) provides an immersive, project-based education to prepare students for what’s next, whether it be entering the workforce to start a career or continuing their education after graduation. Founded in 1950, the school is deeply rooted in the Catholic faith and the mission of the Sisters of Mercy, backed by a legacy of proven success. Mercy Tech prepares students for rewarding careers and instills life-long value for its graduates. Nurturing and empowering the whole individual, Mercy Tech opens doors and creates opportunities, providing contemporary job options and a non-traditional path to higher education.

Mercy Tech offers students superior technical training in seven CTE programs: Advertising Art & Web Design, Building Trades, Business, Computer Service Technology, Cosmetology, Culinary & Pastry Arts, and Health Occupations. Highlighted above, you will see a SEPTA bus that was designed by two Advertising Art & Web Design students.

Mercy Career & Technical High School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
No data available  
Average SAT
920
49 responses
Average ACT
No data available  

Our Computer Technology Program (1 of 7)

Our Computer Technology Program prepares students to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of clients who use computer systems and/or mobile devices. This program includes instruction in the 3 year construction of a personalized, custom PC Computer, programming knowledge, problem-solving for specific technology support.

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 5 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 5 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 10 responses
  • Winterfest, prom, soccer, multiculture night
    50%
  • Field trips
    20%
  • Operation Katrina Sandy
    20%
  • Spirit Games
    10%

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Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
293
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 7 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 7 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 7 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
11:1
National
17:1
Poll
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 7 responses
Poll
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 7 responses
Poll
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 7 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
100%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 4 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 4 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 4 responses

Living in the Area

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$30,457
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$970
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$62,607
National
$217,500

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