Mercy High School

3250 19th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132

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Mercy High School Mercy High School

Mercy offers a four-year sequence of courses in religion, English, math, science, foreign language, social science and the fine arts; students choose additional course work from electives. The school schedules liturgies and retreats. Girls perform 100 compulsory hours of community service over four years.

General Information

Academic OrientationCollege Preparatory
Grade RangeDay — Girls Grades 9-12
Coed, Boys, or GirlsGirls
Full Address3250 19th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132
Year Established1952
Legal StatusNonprofit
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic

Tuition & Financial Aid

Day Tuition$15,750; estimated extras $1500
Need-Based Scholarships Awarded160

Academics & Athletics

Academic CalendarSemester
Supplemental InstructionLearning Differences, Tutoring
Advanced Placement CoursesBiology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English, English Literature, French, Physics, Spanish, Studio Art, US Government & Politics, US History
Summer SessionAcademic Enrichment Review Remedial Recreational. Tuition Day $600/crse. 4 weeks
Accredited ByWASC
Interscholastic Girls' SportsBasketball, Cheerleading, Cross-country, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Volleyball

Graduate Placement

Graduate Reference Year2011
Graduates Attending College/Nonpublic Secondary School124
Most Common Graduate DestinationsU of CA 21, U of San Francisco 12, San Francisco St 12, City Col of San Francisco 9, San Jose St 8


Applications DueDecember
Application Fee$80
New Students103
Tests Used for AdmissionHSPT, TOEFL


AdministratorDorothy McCrea
Administrator's TitlePrincipal
In Office Since1998
Administrator's CredentialsBA, EdD, Univ of San Francisco, MA, Univ of Santa Clara
Director(s) of AdmissionsMichelle Ferrari, Director of Community Outreach & Admissions

Enrollment & Faculty

Total Enrollment400
Day Students400
Secondary Enrollment (Grades 9-PG)400
Student Body EthnicityWhite 27%, Latino 19%, African-American 3%, Asian 34%, Other 17%
Average Class Size25
Student-Faculty Ratio16:1
Dress CodeUniform
Teaching Faculty43
Faculty with Advanced Degrees (%)72
Male Teaching Faculty7
Female Teaching Faculty36
Faculty EthnicityWhite 92%, Latino 4%, Asian 4%

Campus & Endowment

Campus Acreage7
Buildings on Campus2
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