Student Life


Mount Mercy Academy offers a vibrant, opportunity-filled environment: challenging academics, a wide variety of activities, and students who bring a diverse range of ideas and opinions to the community. To be a Mercy girl is to work hard, learn from others in a positive, supportive environment, to become involved in the life of the school, make lasting friendships and have a lot of fun along the way. We believe in the importance of balance between work, prayer and fun.

MMA is a place where young women are encouraged to step up as leaders every day. From leading a group through the wilderness on a photo scavenger hunt to standing up for student rights at school, Mercy girls are making their voices heard.

It's all here: Spirit Week; peer ministry; hallway conversations; prom and other dances; participation in soccer, basketball, volleyball and golf or one of our many other sports, or just attending the games; student government; hands-on internships at Mercy Hospital; peer tutoring; and dozens of other activities that are part of the school experience.

Student life at MMA equals excellence, hard work, faith and service, fun, and participation in the school and community.


"Mount Mercy has taught me some of the most important things in my life and I am so grateful for that. I know that incorporating the principles of a woman of Mercy has made me the best version of myself. I can only hope that in the future, I will continue to grow and teach others the valuable lessons that I was taught at Mount Mercy. While I have learned so many things here, the greatest thing by far that I have learned is that DNA does not always make a family, love makes a family and that is exactly what I have gained here, a second family."

Mariah Rullan

Class of 2019

College Acceptances

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