Mission and Core Values

We live our mission and core values every day at Merion.  Each student is empowered to live their lives with Mercy and change the world in diversely positive ways.

Our Mission  

Merion Mercy Academy, an independent, Catholic, college preparatory school sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, offers a holistic education which encourages academic and personal excellence.  Its curriculum stresses mercy spirituality, global awareness, and social responsibility.  Within a nurturing community, Merion Mercy Academy educates leaders:  young women who live mercy and seek justice.


We live and stand by the following six Mercy Core Values that are put into action every day...

  • Educational Excellence 
  • Spiritual Growth and Development
  • Compassion and Service 
  • Concern for Women and Women’s Issues 
  • Collaboration with Others 
  • Global Vision and Responsibility                              

Merion Mercy…


Here you will…  

Powers Educational Excellence   



Succeed through challenging academics and transformative learning

Enriches Spiritual Growth and Development


Feed your soul and live your faith


Fosters Compassion AND Service  


Journey with others, give of self, and lead with confidence


Ignites Concern for Women and Women’s Issues


Stand together with your sisters and leave no girl behind


Encourages Collaboration with Others 


Enjoy a nurturing culture of support while forging your own path


Instills Global Vision and Responsibility


Discover the world and your place in it

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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