“I remember leaving my shadow day at Merion and being amazed by the kindness and happiness I experienced there. It was a unique atmosphere, and this special quality, Mercy, made me pick MMA.”– Alison

Important Dates 2019-20


Open House: Sunday, October 6, 2019, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Registration will be open in August for the Open House. 

8th Grade Visit Days: October 1, 2019 to mid-December 2019
Applicants in grade eight are encouraged to schedule a visit day at Merion Mercy. Please contact the Admissions Office at admissions@merion-mercy.com if you need additional information on visit days or anything else pertaining to the admissions process.

"Meet Merion Monday" Parent Visit Days
View classes in session, meet teachers, current parents, students and Admissions staff. Please check back in the fall for the schedule of Meet Merion Mondays.

Admitted Students Event
Accepted students and their families are welcome to join us for the Admitted Students Event in January, 2020. The event date is to be announced.

Practice High School Placement Test (HSPT) for 7th Graders
Merion Mercy's Practice High School Placement Test (HSPT) will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2020. Please check back in January when registration opens. Lunch will be provided for the students during a brief admissions program. The fee for taking the test is $40, payable by credit card at the end of the form. A tour of the school will be provided at 9:15 a.m. for any interested parents.

7th Grade Visit Days: April - May, 2020
"Spring Into High School" Visit Days are a great way for seventh graders to get familiar with Merion Mercy.  Available dates and registration will be posted in early Spring, 2020.

Application and Testing Dates

Scholarship and Entrance Exam: Saturday, October 26, 2019, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Parent Tour offered on this date during the test time)
Make-up Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Applicants who submit an online application will be registered for the Scholarship and Entrance Exam.
Supporting Documents Deadline: Friday, November 8, 2019 
Acceptance Mailing Date: Mid-December, 2019
Deposit Due Date: Beginning Thursday, January 2, 2020

Financial Aid Dates - Class of 2024 

Complete financial aid student form (FAST) beginning September 1, 2019
Financial Aid Application Deadline: January 7, 2020
Financial Aid Supporting Documents due to FAST: February 20, 2020
Tentative Financial Aid Decision Date: Mid to late January
Confirmation of decision will be sent upon receipt and verification of all supporting tax documents by FAST.

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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