Mission & Philosophy
McAuley High School, a comprehensive Catholic school for young women, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas is committed to quality education and growth within a caring, Christ-centered community. Faithful to the Gospel and the charism, core values, and tradition of Mercy, McAuley's essential activity is to create an environment designed to help each young woman develop her intellect, gifts, and talents.
We believe in the Mercy core values of compassion and service, educational excellence, concern for women and women's issues, global vision and responsibility, spiritual growth and development, and collaboration with others.
We believe in fostering a Catholic and Christian community where all may embrace their spirituality and deepen their relationship with God and Church.
We believe in the God-given dignity of each individual and the responsibility to respect the uniqueness of each person.
We believe in the acceptance, appreciation, and value of diversity.
We believe that an enriched curriculum challenges each student to realize her academic potential.
We believe that the participation in extra-curricular activities enhances the educational process.
We believe in nurturing ethical responsibility, service to others, and active participation in community.
We believe that school pride should be promoted and celebrated.
We believe that the McAuley graduate leaves as a woman, well-prepared to lead, serve, and love.