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Mercy Parish School Affiliations

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St. John the Baptist Catholic School

St. John the Baptist Catholic School was established in 1996 as a non-profit educational institution dedicated to the academic, spiritual, and physical development of every child that has been entrusted to its care. The school is part of the educational ministry of the parish. Current enrollment is over 350 students in grades K4 - 8.  Accredited by the AdvancEd Association and under the guidance of the Diocese of Birmingham. St. John’s is currently the only parochial school in the city of Madison. It strives to foster an atmosphere of academic excellence rooted in a solid foundation of Catholic teachings during daily student life. All twenty-six certified and caring faculty members hold either a B.A. or B.S. degree and a significant number hold additional Master’s degrees.

For more information and/or schedule a tour, please visit St. John's website:  Should you need more information before scheduling a tour, please email the Principal, Sherry Lewis at"


Parishioners at Mercy Parish have the opportunity to attend St. John’s Catholic School at the parishioner rate tuition.  Verification of parishioner status forms go from the school to the pastor.

St. John Paul II Catholic High School

St. John Paul II Catholic High School (JPII) is a college preparatory school for grades 9-12, located in Cummings Research Park in Huntsville, Alabama, and serving North Alabama and Southern Tennessee. Founded in 1996 as Catholic High School, St. John Paul II Catholic High School is sponsored by the Diocese of Birmingham in Alabama. Our student body is governed by a house system with students placed into one of four houses. Each house has leadership positions available to all grades. We provide our students with extracurricular activities during the school day through our PowerHour (e.g., lunch, club meetings, tutoring, and teacher office hours).

For more information, visit

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