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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Sports
    A
Merion Mercy Academy is a highly rated, private, all-girls, Catholic school located in Merion Station, PA. It has 483 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. Tuition is $17,800 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 100% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.
Address
511 Montgomery Ave
Merion Station, PA 19066
Telephone
(610) 664-6655

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$17,800
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
Average Financial Aid

Merion Mercy Academy Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Average Graduation Rate
Average SAT
1230
123 responses
Average ACT
28
48 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
91%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.11 responses
Poll
55%
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 48 responses
Report
  • Weenie Roast
    21%
  • Prom
    17%
  • Mercy Day
    15%
  • Graduation
    13%
  • School-wide fundraisers
    13%
  • Music in the halls
    8%
  • Spirit Week
    6%

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
483
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.13 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.13 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.13 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Poll
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.14 responses
Poll
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.14 responses
Poll
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.14 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
100%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.9 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.9 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.9 responses
Living in the Area
A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C
  2. Good for Families
    A+
  3. Housing
    B+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$121,483
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,373
National
$949
Median Home Value
$572,200
National
$184,700
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My daughter is a freshman at MMA. She has had a wonderful experience thus far. She entered this school as the only one from her elementary school and has gained many friends. MMA has an assortment of activities and I love the opportunities they create for the girls to make connections from the very first day of acceptance. The Academics are very rigorous, but they make sure that they include fun and spirit in their curriculum. There are many girls who look like my daughter, which was very important to my husband and I. Finally the support that she has received from the faculty has been amazing. We are very happy with the choice she made to attend MMA.
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Merion Mercy Academy is an all girl school that offers many opportunities. My school practices and teaches the principles of the Sisters of Mercy. The school has a strong academic curriculum that supports preparatory classes for college and life. Along with the academics, the school has a strong athletic program. Within the various sports, the school is not only competitive; but has won various championships. The school possess clubs and organizations that provide extracurricular activists not only during normal school hours, but after too. Students have the ability to travel locally and internationally in volunteer programs to asssit the poor and unfortunate people Merion Mercy Academy is an overall excellent school. Girls go in not knowing each other, friendships are developed and before leaving, a sisterhood in Mercy is forged.
MMA is a school grounded in a strong mission of mercy from Catherine McAuley. This is the strongest thread in our school that holds us together. More than anything, MMA teaches the whole person, not just the mind. Furthermore, the academics have a reputation of being the best in the region for girls-education. The all-girls environment creates a culture of self-confidence, acceptance, and support. MMA has taught me how to be a better and more determined person.