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Mercyhurst Preparatory School
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  • Private, Boarding, Catholic
  • ERIE, PA

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

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Mercyhurst Preparatory School is a highly rated, private, boarding, Catholic school located in ERIE, PA. It has 506 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. Tuition is $48,000 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 97% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.

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Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$11,000
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)
$48,000
Received Financial Aid
60%
Average Financial Aid
$2,000

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Mercyhurst Preparatory School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1210
184 responses
Average ACT
26
62 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 11 responses
Poll
91%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 11 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 73 responses
  • Laker Day
    26%
  • Touch of Class Day
    19%
  • School musicals
    14%
  • Dance shows
    11%
  • School athletic events
    10%
  • Baccalaureate Mass
    8%
  • Prom
    7%

Boarding

Students Boarding
4%
Boarding Days Per Week
5-day, 7-day
Top Countries
China, Egypt, Mexico, South Korea, Viet Nam
International Boarding Students
4%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
506
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 20 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 20 responses
95%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 20 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Poll
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 23 responses
Poll
96%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 23 responses
Poll
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 23 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
83%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 24 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 24 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 24 responses

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