Mercy Career & Technical High School

Mercy Career & Technical High School
Address
2900 West Hunting Park Avenue

,
19129

United States
Coordinates40°0′21″N 75°10′35″W / 40.00583°N 75.17639°W / 40.00583; -75.17639Coordinates: 40°0′21″N 75°10′35″W / 40.00583°N 75.17639°W / 40.00583; -75.17639
Information
TypePrivate
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic;
Sisters of Mercy
Established1950
AuthorityRoman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia
PresidentRosemary Herron
PrincipalSusan Walsh
Teaching staff37.0 (on a FTE basis)
Grades9-12
GenderCoeducational
Enrollment350 (2013-14)
Student to teacher ratio9.5
Color(s)Red and gold         
Song"Under Mercy's Shield"
Athletics conferencePenn-Jersey Athletic Association
NicknameMonarchs
AccreditationMiddle States Association of Colleges and Schools
YearbookThe Advocate
Website
[1][2]

Mercy Career & Technical High School is a private, Roman Catholic high school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is located within the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia. It is the only four-year co-educational Catholic vocational high school in the United States.[3][citation needed]

History[edit]

Mercy was established in 1950 by the Sisters of Mercy. The school was originally known as Mercy Technical School and did not start granting high school diplomas until 1973.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ MSA-CESS. "MSA-Commission on Secondary Schools" (PDF). Retrieved 24 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Search for Private Schools - School Details for Mercy Vocational High School". nces.ed.gov. US Department of Education. Retrieved 24 July 2016.
  3. ^ a b "About Mercy CTE". www.mercyvocational.org. Mercy CTE. Retrieved 24 July 2016.

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