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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 2014 had 101 graduates(Largest class in school history).
  • Co-educational instruction for grades 9-12
  • 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, guitar, 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 2014 Statistics:

  • Number of graduates: 101 (100% of the class)
  • Total number of college acceptances: 335
  • Total scholarship amount received: $8.4 Million (not including HOPE Scholarship funds)
  • Graduates signed to play college athletics or received Fine Arts scholarships: 8
  • Graduate who received the QuestBridge Scholarship: 1
  • Sampling of colleges, universities, and academies to which 201 graduates were accepted:  
    Emory, UGA, Georgia Tech, Fordham, Notre Dame, Vassar, New York University, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, & Morehouse