Anchor Your Future in Mercy
Mercy High School, San Francisco, educates women to pursue lives of spiritual and intellectual depth, determination and daring action to improve our world as an inclusive, college preparatory community enlivened by the gospel of Jesus and the charism of the Sisters of Mercy.
We are the Social Advocacy Based Learning Catholic school of the San Francisco Bay Area where women graduate with fierce determination to improve their world.
3250 Nineteenth Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Weighing the Benefits of Sustainability
Three compost bins, one scale, and a whole bunch of food scraps are all the ingredients that two seniors need to create a sustainability plan at Mercy High School. The effort is dubbed the “Ort Report” because ort is defined as “a scrap or remainder of food from a meal.”
Doing Small Things with Great Love
Hope and mercy come in all different shapes and sizes. For Arianna Barajas, it comes in a green bag filled with all the essentials to support people living on the streets. Since July, the senior has spent her weekends under the Potrero Hill footbridge, which spans Highway 101, providing the homeless with much-needed supplies to survive.
Spreading Mercy Across the World
Sister Karen Schneider detailed her medical support and humanitarian missions to serve the poorest of the poor. She talked delivering critical medical care to "people who can't get help any other way."
New Wellness Center Provides Safe Space for Students
Come in, unplug, and recharge. This is the unofficial motto of Mercy’s new Wellness Center which was created this year as a “safe space” for students to escape stresses of the day and give them a chance to recalibrate themselves.
Creating Lasting Impressions
If you spent time on campus, chances are you’ve seen Kamille Fernando’s artistic work. Kamille’s latest design is seen school-wide on the t-shirts students and staff are wearing in support of this year’s theme: Embracing Our Roots: Rooted in Love, Rooted in Mercy.
Learning Today while Building For Tomorrow
Katalina Mendoza spent most of her summer getting a taste of the working world. The senior worked two summer internships simultaneously, met San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and began preparing to become the first in her family to attend college. Katalina is looking already applying her new skills and knowledge from the summer.
It's All in the Family
While Avi Peer might be new to Mercy and running her first classes as a teacher, she has learned “from the best” when it comes to social advocacy based learning. That’s because Ms. Peer learned much of what she knows from her father.
You're invited to watch the Golden State Warriors take on the LA Clippers Thursday, February 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Class of 2022: Are You Ready to Become a Skipper?
2018-19 Applicants: It's time to take the next step toward your future as a Mercy Skipper by completing your application before our December 1 deadline.
Why Mercy: Become a Woman of Daring Action
Becoming a woman of daring action means you're ready to develop your passions by putting your creativity at the service of the world.
Installing Branded Art
Our Mercy reNEWed effort continues with the installation of branded art around the school! Huge shoutout to Revel Wolf Collective! #MercyInAMinute
Life in the Dunk Tank
As promised, our head of school, Mr. McLarty, climbed into the dunk tank for Oktoberfest on Oct. 21 ... and down he went!