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The New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) is the accrediting agency for all public, private and parochial schools in New England. Schools may apply for evaluation and certification every ten years. 

Mercymount Country Day School received its first NEASC accreditation in 1999; the school was evaluated again in April 2009.  With glowing commendations, and three major recommendations, Mercymount received accreditation on July 21, 2009. The tasks set for school improvement are continually evaluated and implemented by the Board of Trustees, the administration and the faculty.

An Interim Report, required by NEASC, was filed in 2011. Re-evaluation will take place in April of 2021. 

Notable Recognition

1997 Recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence

1999 and 2009 Earned accreditation by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.  Presently a candidate for 2020 accreditation.

2001 Sister Martha Mulligan named as a Distinguished Principal by the National Catholic Education Association of America.

2014 Honored as Outstanding Philanthropic Service Organization by the Rhode Island Chapter of AFP

2017 All Mercy schools in North,South and Central America transitioned from networks to MESA, Mercy Educational System of the Americas, with headquarters in Silver Spring, MD


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