Senior Nora Enright and faculty member Rita Fitzgibbons Fox '72 smile with their awards

Senior Nora Enright '24 and faculty member Rita Fitzgibbons Fox '72 receive Catherine McAuley Award

Five students smile at the camera as they enjoy the event

Mercy Week Celebrations

Students "rocked the Mercy block" at a celebratory event including water slides, obstacle courses, dunk tanks, and more

Mercy Week Celebrations

The whole school was inspired and empowered by ValLimar Jansen during an assembly during Mercy Week that got the whole crowd moving

Students hold hands up in prayer at Opening Mass

Ushering in the new school year at our Opening Mass

Club Fair highlights McAuley's 50+ clubs & organizations!

Students had the opportunity to learn about our clubs and sign up to become members! 94% of our student body participate in a club or organization!

Little School teachers have first day in the classroom!

For over 35 years, our Developmental Psychology Honors (Little School) course has given our senior students the hands-on opportunity to learn more about their talents and interests in the field of child development and education.

Remembering September 11

Mother McAuley and Brother Rice students lined 99th Street and Pulaski with American flags in honor of the victims and heroes

Best of Both Worlds Bags Tournament

Mother McAuley and Brother Rice students participate in a bags tournament!

Freshman smile at the camera during their orientation

Empower Together: First Year Experience

Welcoming the Class of 2027 

Seniors are dressed in pink in the parking lot, holding a sign that says %22This Barbie is a senior!%22

Class of 2024

Celebrating the start of school year with a Barbie-themed tailgate

Golfers at the 2023 Golf Outing pose in a large group next to the putting green

Fore the Macs: Playing it Forward Golf Outing

Thank you to all who joined us and "played it forward" at our 2023 golf outing!

Seniors stand in front of their car with donuts as they celebrate the start of the school year

Class of 2024

Celebrating the start of school year with a Barbie-themed tailgate

McAuley earns College Board AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award for the third year in a row 

A McAuley Girl is...

Anything but typical. She is kind and compassionate. She is a problem solver and a future-ready leader. She doesn't just fit in, she stands out. Empowered by our dynamic curricular offerings and talented faculty, she steps out of her comfort zone to discover her best self.

Academic Program

Discover the Lifetime Advantage of a McAuley Education

Our rigorous curriculum raises the bar for academic success. We offer the very best combination of a college-prep and liberal arts program.

Discover the Lifetime Advantage


Become a Mighty Mac

A Mighty Mac enjoys limitless opportunities. She explores fearlessly, confident in the guidance provided by teachers, counselors and coaches.

The first step in the admissions process is to take the Entrance Exam at Mother McAuley on Saturday, December 4. 

Learn More about the Entrance Exam & Pre-registration

Make a Gift

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Your support is key to helping students enter doors full of opportunities that stretch their minds and imagination, so they may develop confidence and new abilities. 

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News & Events

Join us for our 2023 College Fair and College Athlete Night

The Counseling Departments of Brother Rice and Mother McAuley High Schools are hosting a combined College Fair on Wednesday, September 27, 2023 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

View a list of College/Universities

Students planning to pursue athletics in college are invited to attend the NCAA/NAIA student-athlete presentation hosted by the Division Head of Counseling, Ms. Mixan, at 6:00pm in the Student Life Center at McAuley before the College Fair.


Join us for Open House

Join us for Open House on Thursday, November 2 from 6:00-8:00pm! 

There will be presentations about academic programs, electives, athletics, financial aid, scholarships and transportation, You will also have a chance to meet students, athletes, coaches, teachers and administration. 

Learn More & Register Today!

You Rose to the Challenge for Mercy Day of Giving!

Mercy Day of Giving was a MIGHTY big success! We exceeded our goals, raising more than $153,00 from 724 donors - and counting! - and unlocked every challenge prize!

Thank you to our Mighty Mac community! You truly ROSE TO THE CHALLENGE, and we are blessed beyond measure. Your generosity and support provides a lifetime advantage for current students and for generations to come.

It's not too late to give back

Congratulations to Suzy Curran Sullivan '92, the winner of the McAuley Swag Bag raffle!

2023 Catherine McAuley Award winners announced

Congratulations to senior Nora Enright '24 and faculty member Rita Fitzgibbons Fox '72, the recipients of this year's Catherine McAuley Award! These two women embody Catherine's spirit and live out her legacy of service, compassion, and hospitality. We are MIGHTY grateful to have them as part of the McAuley community.

ABC 7 visits Mother McAuley

WOW, it was a MIGHTY special morning on 99th Street! ABC 7's Terrell Brown sang Taylor Swift with Acapella, sipped Starbucks in the Kitty Mac Cafe, played volleyball with the State Champs, crowd-surfed with MacNation on our turf field, and officially became a Mighty Mac when he threw on the M costume himself.

Our girls truly showed ABC 7 what McAuley is all about, and we did it all before the sun came up!

In case you missed the live broadcast, be sure to check out a few highlights

Where we’ve gone on to excel

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By the Numbers

100% College acceptance rate for the past 10 graduating classes

12:1 Student teacher ratio

71% Faculty hold a Master's Degree or higher

29 Average upper quartile ACT score

29,000 Alumnae

19 Advanced Placement Courses

7 Academic Honors Societies 

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