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Mercy At A Glance

Mercy at a Glance

Mercy High School Burlingame is part of a network of 40 Mercy secondary schools located in 20 states in the continental United States, one territory and five countries. We are committed to educating young women of confidence and competence, with belief in their power to make a difference in the world as women of faith, justice and compassion.

Student Body

  • Enrollment: 375 girls
  • 70% Roman Catholic
  • More than 90% of the students participate in at least one
    extra-curricular activity
  • Over a 1/2 of the students are in leadership positions
  • Average of 15,000 service hours done annually
  • 63% of our students play one or more sport per year

Graduate Profile

  • 100% of our graduates pursue post-secondary education
    • 88% 4 year colleges, 12% community college
  • The Class of 2017 was awarded over $9,000,000 in scholarships

Academic Program

  • 19 Advanced Placement (AP) courses in English, Science, Math, Visual and Performing Arts, Social Studies and World Languages
  • 18 Honors courses in English, Science, Math, Visual and Performing Arts and World Languages
  • Academic program exceeds University of California entrance requirements
  • Average Class Size: 18; Average AP Class Size: 14
  • 4 full-time counselors
  • Academic support program for students with diagnosed learning differences
  • 12-1 student to teacher ratio
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