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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    C+
  4. College Prep
    A-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Sports
    B+
Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School is a highly rated, private, Catholic school located in Fayetteville, GA. It has 401 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. Tuition is $11,700 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 100% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.
861 Highway 279
Fayetteville, GA 30214

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$11,700
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

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
Average SAT
1150
138 responses
Average ACT
25
40 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
93%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.15 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.15 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 66 responses
Report
  • Homecoming week
    21%
  • Multi- Cultural Day
    17%
  • The House System
    15%
  • Student Retreats, Field Day, and Prom
    14%
  • Senior Walk
    11%
  • Hallway decorating competition
    6%
  • Homecoming
    6%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
401
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.20 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.20 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.20 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Poll
57%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.21 responses
Poll
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.21 responses
Poll
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.21 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
82%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.22 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.22 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.22 responses
Living in the Area
A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B-
  2. Good for Families
    A+
  3. Housing
    A
Median Household Income
$84,861
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,202
National
$949
Median Home Value
$255,300
National
$184,700
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Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School Reviews

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I've definitely learned a lot at OLM and I appreciate all the growing I've been able to do. There is a lot of great support; however, there is just as much difficulty. The enviroment is one filled with negativity. There isn't a lot of unity in the student body- something Catholic schools typically work hard to accomplish. There is an incredible amount of pressure put on students. It feels like everyone is stressed out all the time. We hardly eat lunch; when we do, we do homework at the same time. Your students will be academically challenged, prepared for college, and ready for all the blows the world will throw at them- but at the cost of their health. Of course, this is very similar in all schools and there is no way to control the attitudes of students. The academics, diversity, and the good teachers are a highlight at OLM and should not be forgotten!
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One of the many things that I liked most about Mercy is the connections I made with friends. Even though the odds of keeping in touch with those friends are rare, the memories we made will never be forgotten. Whether those memories be simply laughing during lunch, hanging out on the weekends, or even stressing over a test we had the very next day, those bonds will forever remain in my heart. Furthermore, OLM does a great job as a preparatory school. As a student, having numerous tests and quizzes a week can give a feeling of anxiety. However, that is the reality of college. While other students may be struggling to keep up with the academic command of college, I will be calm and collected.
When I went to Our Lady of Mercy the majority of the school administration treated the students like they were their own children, using love and correct guidance. Sports, spiritual gains, and friends were my favorite parts!