Mercy offers a college-preparatory curriculum that ensures success after graduation. With a faculty to student radio of 13 to 1, students receive individualized attention from experienced, caring teachers. In fact, more than 60% of the faculty have their master’s degrees, with many teachers receiving local, state and national accolades. Also at Mercy, educational plans are customized to ensure each student’s success in all aspects of their academic growth.
Course offerings allow students to explore their talents by expanding their interests in a challenging and creative learning environment. Critical and innovative thinking are celebrated, and interactivity and engagement are valued. Accreditated by AdvancED, Mercy has been recognized as surpassing the national average in the Index of Education Quality.
Nearly 100% of the class of 2018 is attending college with 65% receiving scholarships. Our graduating classes earned $21 million in scholarships the past five years.
As part of the school’s strategic plan, Mercy is also expanding its STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) curriculum. These courses leverage knowledge-based expertise and apply practical skill building and critical thinking in an interactive environment.
Mercy’s curriculum is designed to meet every student’s academic abilities and also give her opportunities to excel in a variety of disciplines from traditional English, Math, Social Studies and Science to Technology, Business, International Languages and Fine & Performing Arts. Mercy girls chose from 111 different course offerings for the 2019-2020 school year. Take a look at the Curriculum Guide to see the vast array of classes available for students.
The Network for Mercy Education hosts Mercy Learning Online for Mercy-sponsored schools around the United States. Nearly 20% of our students each year take summer online courses to meet graduation requirements like American Government or Health, as well as take electives such as Economics, Sociology, and Psychology. During their summer classes Omaha Mercy Girls work with students and faculty from around the country on group projects and class discussions.
“Mercy High School is accredited by the State of Nebraska Department of Education, the AdvancED Association (formerly known as the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges) and is a member of the National Catholic Education Association, and the Mercy Education Network.”