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Facts and Figures

Mercy by the Numbers:

  • Established in 2000; first graduating class was in 2003 with 19 graduates. The Class of 2013 had 81graduates.
  • Co-educational instruction for grades 9-12
  • 100% College acceptance rate - all graduates have been accepted to a college, university, or service academy 
    (click here for a list of colleges)
  • Small class sizes - majority of classes have less than 20 students
  • Students required to give at least 20 hours of community service per year
  • Mercy uses a House System  (pictured at right: students wearing their respective House shirts)
  • Mass and Eucharistic Adoration available for students and family members
  • On average, more than 90% of  students participate in one or more extracurricular activities
  • Fine Arts program includes band, orchestra, chorus, dance, drama, and visual arts
  • Athletic program includes 16 varsity sports and 25 teams earning several team and individual state championships
  • Numerous student clubs & organizations  available, including, but not limited to: Academic Quiz Bowl, Literary Club, Model United Nations, Student Government, and Yearbook 

Class of 2013 Statistics:

  • Number of graduates: 81 (100% of the class)
  • Percent of graduates accepted to a college, university, or academy: 100%
  • Total number of college acceptances: 270
  • Total scholarship amount received: $6.4 Million (not including HOPE Scholarship funds)
  • Graduates signed to play college athletics or received Fine Arts scholarships: 7
  • Graduates who were named Posse Scholars4
  • Sampling of colleges, universities, and academies to which 201 graduates were accepted:  
    Emory, UGA, Georgia Tech, Howard, Notre Dame, U.S. Air Force Academy, & Vanderbilt