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

– Alison

Important Dates 2016-17

Freshman Orientation: August 29 and 30, 2016

8th Grade Visit Days: October 3, 2016 to mid-December 2016, or by appointment in 2017 for entering class of 2021 (contact admissions@merion-mercy.com). Applicants in eighth grade are encouraged to visit Merion Mercy for the day.

Open House: Sunday, October 9, 2016, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

7th Grade Visit Days: Our Spring 2017 visit days (half days) are now open for students in seventh grade.  The designated days are 3/30, 4/24, 4/25, 5/2, 5/5, 5/8, 5/9, 5/15. Click here to register for a 7th Grade Visit Day. If you need additional information on a 7th grade visit day please visit the 7th Grade Visit Day page.

Meet Merion Monday: May 8, 2017, 8 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Prospective parents, please join us to see classes in session, meet teachers, current parents, and students, and ask questions of our Admissions staff. We will also give a school tour of the new spaces that are being built for a Fall 2017 opening.

8:00 a.m. Sign-in and Coffee

8:15 a.m. Brief Overview

8:30 a.m. Class Observations

9:30 a.m. Q & A – Admissions, Financial Aid, Activities,
                 Transportation, Counseling, Summer Programs

Followed by optional hard hat tour (10 a.m.) of the new school facility.

Please e-mail us if you can attend: admissions@merion-mercy.com


Testing Dates

Entrance and Scholarship Exam: Saturday, October 29, 2016, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Make-up date: Saturday, November 5, 2016, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Practice High School Placement Test (for 7th graders): Saturday, February 25, 2017, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (The practice High School Placement Test for Saturday, February 25, 2017, is filled to capacity. If you have any questions or if you need more information, please call the Admissions office at 610-664-6655, ext.166 or email admissions@merion-mercy.com.)

Application Dates

Supporting Documents Deadline: Friday, November 11, 2016                     
Acceptance Mailing Date: Mid-December, 2016
Deposit Due Date: Beginning Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Financial Aid Dates - Class of 2021

Complete financial aid student form (FAST) beginning September 1, 2016
N.B.  Please include 2015 tax return initially and follow up with the 2016 tax return by February 20, 2017
Financial Aid Application Deadline: January 5, 2017
Financial Aid Supporting Documents due to FAST: February 20, 2017
Tentative Financial Aid Decision Date: Mid to late January
Confirmation of decision will be sent upon 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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