Mercyhurst Preparatory School
School DescriptionSCHOOL PROFILE
Mercyhurst Preparatory School (MPS) is a Catholic college prep school for grades 9-12 on a beautiful campus. Students at Mercyhurst Prep can choose one of three tracks: College Preparatory Program, Honors Program or the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB). All students also have the opportunity to participate in athletic, co-curricular activities and/or social events. Honors or IB students can dual enroll at Mercyhurst University located adjacent to MPS. Additional ESL classes and tutors are available for students who are seeking additional assistance in the program.
The facilities include a new auditorium/theater, a DREAM Lab (design, research, arts, engineering, and math), a newly transformed Library/Research Center, and a dining hall with food prepared by dietary professionals.
SPORTS AND ARTS
Mercyhurst Preparatory School has won eight State Championships and each year dozens of MPS student athletes go on to compete at the collegiate level. MPS also takes the time to nurture each student’s appreciation for arts with the award winning theater, music and almost 50 art courses.
AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
The school has twice been awarded the National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the United States Department of Education.
DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE
International students live in the dormitory situated on the spectacular 65 acre campus. The dorm offers a student lounge, study rooms, music room, gym, basketball courts and dining hall. The secure and safe campus is conveniently located near three major US cities.
Visit School Site: Mercyhurst Preparatory School
Visit City Site: Erie, Pennsylvania
Awards and Accomplishments Of School
National Blue Ribbon School
1) Eric Hicks - professional basketball player, 2) Natasha Khan - magazine editor of Sapna, 3) Eric Sciotto - Broadway actor (performed Annie Get Your Gun, Aida, Sweet Smell of Success, Cry-Baby and Pal Joey), 4) Nick Adams - Broadway drama actor with many awards, 5) Sarah Glover - Presidents of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and social media director of NBC OTS, 5) Pat Genung - Retired Brigadier General, US Army
- 9, 10, 11 Grades at School
- 7 acres Campus Size
- 12% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?No
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
Average Class Size23
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Speciality ProgramsIB Courses Offered: 30; STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Education; Technology lab with Z-space, 3D printer, drones and virtual reality (VR) computers; Students can participate in a combination of IB, Honor’s or College Prep classes, based on their unique talents.
Accepting Students in GradesNo
Other - Eligibility Requirements?Rolling Admission, In supplemental form folder
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