Our Lady of Mercy School is the only college preparatory, faith-based private school exclusively for young women in grades 6 through 12 in the Rochester region. Mercy builds life-changing competence, confidence, and compassion that prepares and inspires young women to achieve the highest level of success in college, in career, and in the community. This is accomplished through Mercy’s strong academic and extra-curricular offerings and supportive advocacy of a caring faculty. In addition, Mercy students are instilled with a solid moral compass which prepares them to excel and lead within a global society.

To attend an Informational Session or Entrance Exam, please select an available date from the drop down menus in registration area below:

All events take place at Our Lady of Mercy School for Young Women - 1437 Blossom Road, Rochester, NY 14610

  • Information Sessions and Student Visits  Parent(s) and students join us for a small group conversation to learn more about Mercy. Various sessions are available on Tuesday mornings (see registration form below for dates). Generally, parent(s) and the student join us from 8 to 9 a.m. for discussion and a tour. At 9 a.m., the students who have signed up for a guest visit stay to attend classes and lunch with a Student Ambassador. Pick-up is noon.
  • Entrance Exam – This is a required grade-level placement test which assists admissions decisions and academic placement within our program. The incoming 6th grade test is one hour and parents are invited to stay for coffee and donuts with the Principal. Incoming 7th-12th grade test are 2.5-3 hours, with breaks and snacks. To check upcoming dates and sign up for an entrance exam, please fill in and submit the form below.