Mount Mercy Academy (Buffalo, New York)

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Mount Mercy Academy
Address
88 Red Jacket Parkway
Buffalo, New York, (Erie County), 14220
United States
Coordinates 42°50′44.5″N 78°48′43.5″W / 42.845694°N 78.812083°W / 42.845694; -78.812083Coordinates: 42°50′44.5″N 78°48′43.5″W / 42.845694°N 78.812083°W / 42.845694; -78.812083
Information
Type Private, All-Female
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1904
Founder Sisters of Mercy
President Sr. Mary Ellen Twist, RSM
Principal Margaret Staszak
Staff 15
Faculty 28
Grades 9-12
Average class size 16
Student to teacher ratio 10:1
Color(s) Blue and White and Gold             
Mascot Wizard
Team name Magic
Accreditation Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools[1]
Newspaper Merciette
Yearbook Mercienne
Tuition 8,950
Dean of Students Catherine Luhr
Admissions Director Jeanne Burvid
Athletic Director Doug Webster
Website

Mount Mercy Academy is a private, Roman Catholic high school in Buffalo, New York.

Background[edit]

Mount Mercy Academy was established in 1904 by the Sisters of Mercy. [2]

Academics[edit]

In 2014, Mount Mercy Academy was ranked 20th out of 135 Western New York high schools in terms of academic performance.[3]

Athletics[edit]

  • Cross Country
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Golf
  • Basketball
  • Softball
  • Lacrosse
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Bowling
  • Cheerleading
  • Ice Hockey
  • Rowing/Crew

Student organizations[edit]

  • Art Club
  • Anti-Bullying Society
  • Drama Club
  • Environmental Awareness Club
  • Foreign Language Club
  • Madrigal Art and Literary Calendar
  • Magic Belles
  • McAuley Scholars
  • Mercienne (Yearbook)
  • Merciette (School Newspaper)
  • Mercy Speaks
  • Mock Trial
  • Model UN
  • National Honor Society
  • Oratory and Debate
  • Pure Magic
  • Students Against Destructive Decisions (S.A.D.D.)
  • Ski Club
  • Student Ambassadors
  • Student Government
  • Student Relations Board

External links[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ MSA-CSS. "MSA-Commission on Secondary Schools". Retrieved 2009-05-27. 
  2. ^ MMA. "Mount Mercy Academy History & Tradition". Mount Mercy Academy website. Retrieved 2007-05-11. 
  3. ^ "High schools in Buffalo". 2009-06-04.