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Mount Merici Academy

Mount Merici Academy is a coeducational private Catholic traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 8.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Rural

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Overview

Overview

Mount Merici Academy says

"Mount Merici Academy, a Catholic School, is dedicated to nurturing the whole child-mind, body, and spirit- providing love and guidance so that students can achieve their personal best." Mount Merici Academy happily offers education to all students aged Nursery, Pre-Kindergarten through the 8th Grade. We are proud of our long standing heritage which was founded by the Ursuline Sisters in 1911. Living out their life mission, "Serviam" meaning "I will serve" is a strong part of our foundation for our students to learn and embrace the power of giving back to their school, community, and the world. Students, on average, test 4 grade levels higher than their peers. Academic Excellence, safe & supportive learning environment lead by our highly qualified lay faculty, and spiritual guidance is a part of our daily curriculum. Mount Merici Academy welcomes all students and families from all denominations to experience our proud tradition that embraces a promising future for all students.

Curriculum

Educational Excellence at Mount Merici Academy: Nurturing the Whole Child – Mind, Body, and Spirit ●Academic Excellence ●Christ-centered values of respect, responsibility and self-discipline ●Serviam - Active participation in and service to the community ●Appreciation of and respect for diversity ●Development of one’s intellectual capacities and skills to serve humanity ●Creative excellence in the arts ●Lifelong fitness skills ●Social skills including cooperation and collaboration with others ●Respect for the rights, beliefs and property of others ●Strong home/school partnership

To achieve Academic Excellence, Mount Merici Academy recognizes that each child develops at different rates and with different learning styles. We have high expectations for each personal student within their own unique capabilities. To foster this, the faculty offers a curriculum that stimulates curiosity, initiative and self-expression and cultivates the following in each child:

●Love of learning/importance of lifelong learning ●Understanding that God is at the center of our learning ●Ability to problem-solve creatively ●Desire to embrace challenge ●Clarity of communication ●Ability to apply acquired knowledge ●Ability to ask questions and apply research skills to answer them ●Ability to seek and appreciate multiple perspectives ●Ability to use a variety of resources critically ●Sense of responsibility for one’s own learning and behavior ●Reflective thinking skills ●Understanding of the interrelationship of curriculum areas

Mission Statement

"Mount Merici Academy, a Catholic School, is dedicated to nurturing the whole child- mind, body, and spirit- providing love and guidance so that students can achieve their personal best. In partnership with families, our mission is to instill the values of respect, responsibility, and self-discipline, teaching students in the Ursuline Serviam tradition of service to our community and the world."

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
  (207) 873-3773
Email
  wmartin@mountmerici.org

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 238
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 28
Kindergarten 18
1 24
2 26
3 24
4 22
5 25
6 20
7 13
8 20
Ungraded 18

Mount Merici 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 Mount Merici Academy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 14 : 1
Dress Code Uniform
Director of Development   Wendy Martin
Principal   Victoria Duguay

Extracurriculars

Extracurricular opportunities offered at Mount Merici Academy are (but not limited to): Music Scouts Big Buddy Program (K-6) Violin Program (Grades 4-6) Piano Lessons Art Theater Italian Sports: Soccer (boys and girls) Basketball (boys and girls) Running Club (boys and girls) Upper Grades (6-8)- "Wiser - Stronger - Kinder" daily fitness. This 45 minute workout is to help clear the mind for a day of rigorous learning.

Associations & Memberships

New England Association of Schools and Colleges

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