Mission Statement

Mercy Vocational High School is a private, urban vocational high school sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy.

Within a 21st century learning environment, we provide a Catholic education and a comprehensive, academic, career and technical school experience which prepares students for the workforce and/or post-secondary education. 

In the Mercy tradition, we live the Gospel in word and action and promote service to others.  The Mercy Vocational High School graduate is a highly competent, compassionate, contributing member of the global community.

Belief Statements

  • We believe that every individual has inherent worth and dignity.
  • We believe that moral and spiritual development is absolutely essential.
  • We believe that our students are blessed with gifts that are better served through vocational education.
  • We believe that risk taking is essential for school improvement.
  • We believe that within a culturally diverse environment we can build tolerance, respect, and understanding.
  • We believe that life-long learning is a shared responsibility of students, teachers, family, and community.
  • We believe that all students are an investment in the future.
  • We believe that we are called to serve others.