GMA at a Glance

School Principal: Mrs. Anne Knapke
Mailing Address: 816 Norristown Road, P.O. Box 241, Spring House, PA 19477-0241
Phone: (215) 646-4916
Fax: (215) 646-7250

General e-mail:

Founding Date: 1861
Governance: GMA is a ministry of the Mid-Atlantic Community of the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas. Governance is shared with a Board of Trustees.
Level of School: K-8
School Type: Coeducational Independent
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic - Archdiocese of Philadelphia
Enrollment Size: 400

Full-time faculty to student ratio: 9:1


  • Middle States Commission on Elementary Schools
  • National Catholic Educators Association
  • ADVIS - The Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools
  • ASCD - Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • National Middle School Association
  • Mercy Network

Academic Recognition:

Designated as a Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.

The Center for Talented Youth at Johns Hopkins University named GMA one of the top ten schools in the state, stating, “Gwynedd-Mercy Academy is a 'Top 10 School' for the state of Pennsylvania... "

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    • SatOct21 Homecoming Day Festivities for Everyone!

      It will be a fun-filled day of cross country, soccer, field hockey and activities for everyone including dunk tank, bounce house and a DJ. After the last game, families can join together in the gym for a 4:00 pm Liturgy. Parent and student volunteers needed, please go to

      12:00 PM X-C Fun Run

      12:30 PM JV Soccer vs.WMA

      12:30 PM JV Field Hockey vs. St. Eleanor

      1:30 PM Varsity Soccer vs. WMA

      2:30 PM Varsity Field Hockey vs. St. Eleanor

      4:00 PM Family Liturgy - Casual sports attire acceptable

      Dunk Tank Schedule

      12:00 PM Mrs. Crotty

      12:30 PM Mrs. Patten

      1:00 PM Mr. Paull

      1:30 PM Mrs. Miller

      2:00 PM Mr. Bolger

      2:30 PM Mr. Schwartz

      3:00 PM Mr. Lydon

    • SatOct21 JV Field Hockey Game vs. St. Eleanor @ home 12:30 PM
    • SatOct21 JV Soccer Game vs. Waldron Mercy @ home 12:30 PM

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We celebrate our Mercy Spirit with sports, fun activities and Family Liturgy
Thank you to our school community which has allowed us to reach this pinnacle.
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