"When I shadowed, I could feel the Mercy spirit and knew I wanted to be a part of this happiness."
- Kelly '22 

ADMISSIONS PROCESS

We welcome 8th Grade students to begin a further exploration of Merion Mercy Academy through our Admissions process. This is an exciting time in your life, as you look forward to beginning the next chapter of your own unique and impressive story! We want this process to go smoothly, so if you have any questions regarding applying to Merion, feel free to contact the Admissions Office at 610-664-6655 ext.166 or admissions@merion-mercy.com.

2021-22 School Year

As an applicant, we encourage you to visit us at our Open House on Sunday, October 3, 2021.

If you were not able to attend Open House there are others ways that you can visit Merion this fall. 

Applicants who submit the online application will be registered for the Scholarship and Entrance Exam on Saturday, October 9 or the make-up exam on Sunday, October 10 from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Due to high interest, an additional test date has been added on Tuesday, October 12, from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Please email admissions@merion-mercy.com to register for this date. 

Personal tours are also available. Please contact the Admissions Office at admissions@merion-mercy.com to schedule.

Formal acceptances will be sent out in late November.

9th Grade Admissions Process for the 2021-22 School Year

1. Complete the Application/Test Registration (one form).

2.  Submit Merion Mercy's Request for Release of Records Form to your elementary school for a copy of your transcript including all standardized test scores. These records are due by Friday, October 29, 2021.  First trimester/quarter report cards for eighth grade are due as soon as they are available.

3.  Submit two teacher recommendations using the Teacher Recommendation FormWe prefer that a math and language arts teacher complete the recommendations.  At least one recommendation must be completed by an eighth grade teacher.  Recommendations are due Friday, October 29, 2021.

4.  Applicants are encouraged to attend the Open House on Sunday, October 3, 2021, and to also register for 8th Grade Visit Days at Merion Mercy.

5.  Take the Scholarship and Entrance Exam on Saturday, October 9 or the make-up exam on Sunday, October 10 from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
Due to high interest, an additional test date has been added on Tuesday, October 12, from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Please email admissions@merion-mercy.com to register for this date. 

Please note:  The Financial Aid Application is a separate form. It will be available on September 1st. Click here for more information. 

Transfer Admission Process
For transfer students interested in applying for the 2021-22 school year, please click here. 

Non-Discrimination Policy
Merion Mercy Academy admits young women regardless of race, color, creed, ethnic, or national origin who possess the motivation, ability, and character which would enable them to succeed in our school community to the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and aid programs, athletic, and other school-administered programs.

An independent, Catholic, all-girls college preparatory high school for grades 9-12
Merion Mercy Academy
511 Montgomery Avenue Merion Station, PA 19066
P (610) 664-6655
F (610) 664-6322
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