Mercyhurst Preparatory School


IB Prep School Focuses on STEM Fields and School Spirit

A Catholic coeducational secondary school located in Erie, Pennsylvania, Mercyhurst Preparatory School is proud to celebrate 30 years of International Baccalaureate education and nearly 90 years of excellence in academics, athletics, music, and arts. With a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio, Mercyhurst Prep strives to support the personal and academic growth of its students by fostering a diverse yet intimate community of progressive thinkers and future leaders.

A Safe and Scenic Learning Environment

Mercyhurst Prep’s 550 students come from all corners of the world, and boarding students enjoy spacious dormitory accommodations. The school is located on a 7.25 acre property within a safe, mid-sized city, with gorgeous views of Lake Erie and the surrounding landscape.

Mercyhurst University is nearby, and students have opportunities to take college classes which helps the students secure credits toward their undergraduate college degree. A rigorous IB curriculum ensures a nearly 100% university placement rate, and a focus on STEM fields gives students an edge in the competitive job market.

American School Spirit

Mercyhurst Prep students are proud to be “Lakers” (the school mascot) in all that they do. The school boasts use of both indoor and outdoor soccer fields, and all students look forward to a wide variety of touring opportunities to several major cities in close proximity. In addition to athletics, students are given the opportunity to perform in several musical, dance, and theater productions throughout the year. For those looking for an all-American high school experience, Mercyhurst Prep has something to offer every student.


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