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How to Become a Mercy Girl

At Mercy, our most important admissions requirement is that applicants must have a real desire to attend our school.  We've established the following admissions process to help us get to know one another:

1. Spend a day shadowing during your 7th or 8th grade year.
2. Take the 8th Grade Scholarship & Placement Exam at Mercy on January 11, 2020
3. Go through a one-on-one interview with a member of the administrative team on January 20, 2020.  

You will be informed of our decision regarding your acceptance by the middle of February.

A limited number of students will be admitted each year.  It is highly recommended that you fulfill your shadow requirement as early as possible.  This signals your desire to attend Mercy.  In the event that the class fills to capacity, students will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis according to when interest in attending Mercy was first demonstrated.

Transfer Students

Take the first step to transfer to Mercy by having your transcripts faxed to 402.553.0394 or emailed to mcgilla@mercyhigh.org.  Once we receive your records and determine that you can be successful at Mercy, we will begin the transfer student admissions process. The transfer process includes shadowing for a day, submitting an essay stating why you want to attend Mercy, and going through an interview with a member of the administrative team.

Transfer students are allowed to transfer at first or early second semester. Mercy High School does not accept senior transfer students unless they have recently moved to the Omaha area.  

Upcoming Admissions Events

Saturday, January 11
January 11, 2020 | 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Register today to secure your spot in the class of 2024 and to qualify for over $62,000 in scholarships and $1.8 million in tuition assistance that we provide to our students annually. In order to qualify for scholarships and admission at Mercy, all students are required to take the placement exam. 

Parents: You’re invited to attend a presentation regarding Mercy's Negotiated Tuition program with President Sr. Delores Hannon, RSM at 8:00 a.m.  An additional presentation in Spanish will be at 11:15 a.m.

January 11, 2020 | 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Test your knowledge at Mercy.  The 6th & 7th Grade practice exam is not an admissions exam, but will show your achievement level in several areas and help prepare you for high school.  Register today to secure your spot as a future Mercy girl! 

Parents: You’re invited to attend a presentation regarding Mercy's Negotiated Tuition program with President Sr. Delores Hannon, RSM at 8:00 a.m.  An additional presentation in Spanish will be at 11:15 a.m.

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