Mission Statement

Mercy Career & Technical High School is a private, urban career and technical 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 Career & Technical 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.

 

Graduate Profile

 

Mercy Career & Technical High School prepares students for the future and motivates them to live the Gospel in word and action.  It is expected, therefore, that the Mercy Tech graduate will manifest knowledge, attitudes, and skills that are consistent with the core values of Mercy Career & Technical High School.

Knowledge

 

  • Our students are blessed with gifts that are developed through career and technical education.
  • Education is a partnership among students, teachers, family, employers, and community. 

The Mercy Tech graduate will possess:

  • A high school diploma.
  • Industry-recognized licenses or certifications.
  • Marketable competencies.
  • Strong faith, morals, and integrity.
  • Personal knowledge, social responsibility, and global awareness.

Attitudes

  • Every person has inherent dignity and is worthy of respect.
  • Spiritual and moral development are essential.
  • Within a diverse environment we build a culture of appreciation, understanding, and collaboration.

The Mercy Tech graduate will possess: 

  • A positive and reliable work ethic.
  • A professional approach to a career.
  • Respect and appreciation for the dignity and diversity of others.
  • Compassion and a willingness to serve.
  • Perseverance in honoring commitments.
  • A desire to live as a responsible citizen within a global community.

 Skills

  • Preparing students for meaningful lives and successful careers is an investment in the future. 

The Mercy Tech graduate will possess:

  • Technical skills to succeed in an ever-changing world.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Decision-making and leadership skills to live responsibly.