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 the Open House, 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

  • Open House (COMING UP IN OCTOBER!)  This is a very popular and well-attended event by potential students and their parents. Join us for an evening of discussion with teachers, coaches, administration, and current students/parents. There is also a presentation as well as tours of the campus.
  • Information Sessions and Student Visits  Parent(s) and students join us for a small group discussion to learn more about Mercy. Various sessions are available throughout August from 9 to 10 a.m. Guests will be introduced to our Administrative team, learn more about Mercy, and encouraged to ask questions. To sign up, please submit the form below (during the school year, we also offer student guest visits on most Tuesdays starting in November).
  • Entrance Exam – This is a required grade level placement test which assists admissions decisions and academic placement within our program. Incoming 6th grade test is one hour and incoming 7-12th grade test are 2.5-3 hours, with breaks and snacks. To sign up for an entrance exam, please fill in and submit the form below.