Our Mission at Our Lady of Mercy School is to follow the Lord Jesus Christ and His Church as we pursue excellence in academics, athletics and the arts. In the midst of a safe and nurturing environment we seek to develop a good moral character built upon the teachings of the Catholic Church. We strive to be Saints and Scholars who serve the evangelical mission of our parish so that Mercy may flourish.
With a tradition of excellence in Catholic education dating back to 1951, Our Lady of Mercy School offers its students an opportunity to grow and thrive in a nurturing, faith-based, values driven community. Designed to build a solid academic foundation and encourage community service, creative thinking, respect for life, and a thirst for life-long learning, the OLM Advantage prepares students to meet the challenges they will face in high school and beyond. Discover the OLM Advantage:
- OLM offers a tradition of excellence in Catholic elementary and middle school education.
- OLM promotes the academic, spiritual and emotional development of each child.
- OLM students are the top performers on the high school placement test.
- OLM’s 8th grade students historically score in the proficient or above proficient range in all subject areas on the Terra Nova standardized test. In 2014, 83% of OLM’s students scored in the proficient or above proficient range in reading, and 81% of students in scored in the proficient or above proficient range in science, as compared to 27% and 30% nationally.
- OLM is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
- OLM teachers, who promote intellectual curiosity and instill a love of learning in their students, are state certified.
- OLM Science Olympiad Team is a six-time state champion and two-time state runner-up.
- OLM offers a progressive robotics programs for students of all ages.
- OLM athletes compete in the Catholic Athletic League in boys’ and girls’ cross country, basketball and co-ed soccer. The OLM Boys’ Cross Country Team has won two State CAL Championships and last year’s soccer team was the State CAL Co-Champion.
- OLM’s many extra-curricular activities and clubs enhance the educational experience of the students.
- OLM is blessed with a joyful, supportive community of parents invested in the education of their children.