Mercy High School is a private, non-profit, four-year Catholic high school for girls.
Mercy offers a four-year college preparatory program. Advanced Placement and Honors courses in English, mathematics, science, foreign language and history are available to qualified and interested students. Special placement in various disciplines is based on student need, determined by the assistant head of school for academics, department chairs and counselors. At present there is a 1:22 teacher to student ratio. Religious education classes are an important component of the Mercy curriculum. The fine arts program is one of the most diverse in the Bay Area and the athletic and speech programs have received state level recognition. Mercy's student government program has received the highest award from the California Association of Student Councils.
3250 Nineteenth Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
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The Mission of Mercy High School, San Francisco, a Catholic high school, is to educate young women for their expanding roles in society. This education must be formative, not only imparting fundamental skills and knowledge, but also encouraging the development of values that will guide them in all their lives.
Mercy High School strives to provide a Christian environment where the following values can be nurtured: love of God, self-esteem, intellectual integrity, independent thought, respect for human rights, compassion for others, dedication to teach, courage to act, and respect for the goods of the Earth.