Mercy's students, staff, and faculty have established a tradition of academic excellence.

 Our Lady of Mercy offers:

  • A challenging, college-preparatory curriculum
  • Advanced Placement (AP) classes are offered in the following subjects: Art, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, English, Economics, French, Government, Physics, Psychology, Spanish, Statistics, U.S. History, and World History
  • Honors classes are offered in the following core subjects: English, Foreign Language, Math, and Science
  • Four years of Theology, Math, Science, English and Social Studies required


OLM is fully accredited through District-Wide Accreditation of The Office of Catholic Schools. Each school maintains full accreditation through AdvancED (the parent company of SACS – Southern Association of Colleges and Schools).

Class of 2018 Statistics:

  • Number of graduates: 78 
  • Total number of college acceptances: 487
  • Total scholarship amount received: $15.3 Million (not including HOPE Scholarship funds)
  • Graduates signed to play college athletics or received Fine Arts scholarships: 8
  • Graduate who was a Posse Scholar: 1
  • Sampling of colleges, universities, and academies to which 2018 graduates were accepted:  
    MIT, Cornell, UGA, Georgia Tech, Loyola, Morehouse, Fordham, Texas A & M, Savannah College of Art and Design, Vanderbilt, Saint Louis University, Notre Dame, Brandeis University, James Madison, Xavier, Marquette University, Brown University, The Catholic University or America