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Our Lady Of Mercy Academy

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $502,500. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,520.

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Posted April 15, 2014

This is one of the best schools I ve had an experience with. The Teachers are fabulous, in that they are kind, accommodating and they care. The principal is phenomenal, always available and on top of everything. The true telling point is the behavior of the children at the top level grades, which is extraordinary in that they are intelligent, as well as kind and polite, how we all hope to have our children be!!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 8, 2010

Great school spent 8 years there and got a scholarship to hs
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 27, 2009

The school emphasizes in roman catholic religion, which sometimes interferes with school work. The school day is also short. The school itself is small, and their honor classes are the same as of the nearby Park Ridge High School.
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Posted January 1, 2009

Excellent school, children have respect for themselves, teachers, and adults, something I do not see in the other local schools


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 80% 51%
Hispanic 7% 22%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 9%
Black 4% 16%
Two or more races 2% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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25 Fremont Avenue
Park Ridge, NJ 07656
Phone: (201) 391-3838

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