Admissions

We appreciate your interest in Gwynedd-Mercy Academy and are always happy to welcome new families into our school community. The admissions process might begin when a parent requests information, completes a GMA Application to get on the list for kindergarten or when the parents of an older child visit one of our open houses.

As a K-8 school with nearly 400 students, Gwynedd-Mercy Academy fills three new kindergarten classes each year, but also accepts students in the older grades on a space available basis. Throughout the school year, we have three Experiential Open Houses scheduled to accommodate prospective families. In addition to our Open Houses, we are pleased to offer one-on-one information sessions for prospective parents or respond to any questions via email or telephone.

Are you unhappy with your child's progress at his or her current school? While the vast majority of our students traditionally begin their years at Gwynedd-Mercy Academy in September, we will consider a mid-year entry for students who are not flourishing at their current schools and meet our admissions criteria. Contact our Director of Admissions to help your child achieve success.

After the admissions screening process is completed, and a child is accepted into Gwynedd-Mercy Academy for the upcoming school year, each family is paired with a host family that will be available to answer questions, and extend the hand of Mercy hospitality.

As you consider your child's future, please feel free to contact our Admissions Director, Mrs. Bethanne Connolly, at 215-646-4916 or bconnolly@gmaelem.org.


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    • TueAug29 Concussion Testing for athletes in grades 4-8 - see schedule 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

      Concussion testing for fall sports will be held on Tuesday, August 29th. Please refer to the following schedule below. If you are not able to make this date, please contact Mr. Schwartz or Mrs. Patten to set up an alternative time for your child to be tested. Please note, if your child is under 10, they are unable to take this particular Impact Concussion Test.

      Schedule:

      9:00-10:10: 7th and 8th Grades

      10:15-11:25: 6th Grade

      11:30-12:40: 5th Grade

      12:45-2:00: 4th Grade



    • WedAug30 Faculty In-Service Day

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