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Waldron Mercy Academy

Waldron Mercy Academy is a coeducational private Catholic montessori traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 8.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban

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Overview

Overview

Waldron Mercy Academy says

Waldron Mercy Academy is a twice-recognized Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, by the US Department of Education. The program honors public and private elementary, middle and high schools that have placed in the top 10 percent on state or national assessments, among other criteria. Founded in 1923; Co-educational, since 1987Child Care, for children from three months to three yearsFull-day early childhood class for three year olds, pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and grades one through eightHalf- and full-day Montessori for students, three to six yearsClass size: average - 17Classes per age group: Two and threeStudent/Staff ratio: 8:1Advanced degrees: 60 percent of faculty10+ years of service: 75 percent of facultySetting: 35-acre suburban campus, just outside PhiladelphiaTransportation: Bus or van service from 22 school districts, SEPTA busAccreditation: Middle States AssociationHonors: Recognized as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence in 2001 and 2009, by the U.S. Department of EducationCo-curriculars: Test-taking, student and research skillsExtracurriculars: Vocal and performing arts, three-season athletic program, forensics, study skills, after school clubs and activities, and summer camp

Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (610) 664-9847
Email
  tlockett@waldronmercy.org

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 539
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 76
Kindergarten 58
1 54
2 47
3 60
4 48
5 47
6 53
7 51
8 45

Waldron Mercy Academy's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Waldron Mercy Academy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 12 : 1
Gender 46% Male / 54% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 64%
Multi-racial 2%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Black or African American 15%
Asian 3%

Extracurriculars

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball

Associations & Memberships

Other school associations

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