Mercy Facts

“Mercy High School is accredited by the State of Nebraska Department of Education, the AdvancED Association (formerly known as the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges) and is a member of the National Catholic Education Association, and the Mercy Education Network.”

  • Offers a college-preparatory, customized education for each student with a 13:1 student/teacher ratio.
  • Since 1988, Mercy has had more than 18 National Merit Scholars.
  • Embraces cutting-edge technology to enhance its learning experience.
    • Students and teachers use iPads and other smart devices
    • The campus features a renovated media center.
    •  Students can monitor their grades and retrieve class notes remotely through EdLine.
    •  Wi-Fi is available throughout the buildings
  • Offers 9 Advanced Placement courses and 7 dual enrollment courses that translate into college credit.
  • Faith in action is part of the Mercy experience. Retreats, faith leadership opportunities and service projects are integrated into school life. In fact, 25% of the Class of 2015 self-selected to be Eucharistic Ministers.
  • Students participate in 9 sports, cheer, dance teams, 4 theatre productions, show choir and forensics, as well as 20 clubs.
  • Awards $1.6 million in tuition assistance annually which benefits 82% of our families.
  • 392 diverse students come from 40 parishes and represent all residential zip codes in the Omaha metro area.
  • 100% of the class of 2014 attends college.
  • 15% of the 2014 class earned 30 or higher on the ACT.
  • $5.6 million in scholarships were earned by the class of 2014.
  • More than 50% of faculty members have their master’s degrees.
  • Students volunteer 11,000 hours annually –providing compassionate service for others.
  • The School is part of a 150-year legacy of education by the Sisters of Mercy in Omaha.