Fast Facts - Mercy High School

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Fast Facts

Mercy's fast facts will answer some frequently asked questions about our school.


Founded in 1960, continuing the legacy of Mercy education in Baltimore, which began at Mount Saint Agnes in 1867

More than 155 years of Mercy education in Baltimore


$12 million invested in academic and campus enhancements since 2014


  • 440 students
  • 67 zip codes (You may see a different number in print. A few of our families moved since going to press!)
  • 10:1 student-faculty ratio


  • 51 faculty members
  • 15 alumnae faculty and staff
  • 77% have advanced degrees
  • 9 average years teaching at Mercy
  • 18 average years of teaching experience


Only high school partnering with Mercy Medical Center and Medstar Good Samaritan

Extracurriculars & Athletics

School Schedules

  • School Day: 7:55 a.m. - 3:10 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Fridays
    (Wednesdays 7:55 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.) 
  • Typical daily schedule provides a 30-minute lunch period and seven 50-minute class periods
  • Campus open 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. unless there is an official school activity


  • 7: average number of customizable options from Yay Lunch each day
  • endless options when you B.Y.O.


  • Carpooling works well for families from many areas. After you enroll, we will send information about other families who live in your area so that you can arrange carpooling.
  • If there is enough interest, bus service to some neighborhoods could resume.



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