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The DMCA Difference

Divine Mercy Catholic Academy provides students and families with an educational experience that stands out in our community, from our innovative curriculum focused on maximizing each student’s potential to our emphasis on faith and service in all we do. 


We call it the DMCA Difference ...

and it sets us apart from schools across the region.


The DMCA Difference


  • An emphasis on the developing the whole child - mind, body and spirit
  • An Academy setting, backed by a tradition of successful alumni 
  • Individual growth goals that strive to maximize each student’s potential
  • Robust technical and online educational resources, including Google Chromebooks for every student (K-6) and iPads (PreK)
  • High academic and behavior expectations
  • World class mathematics program based on Singapore math
  • School community united in its commitment to provide students with exceptional learning opportunities
  • Emphasis on faith and service
  • DMCA Honor Code6th grade
  • Highly trained and caring faculty and staff that strengthens its skills through ongoing professional development
  • Comprehensive STREAM program
  • Computer Science classes
  • Foreign Language instruction
  • Enrichment and support through our innovative Academic Course Enhancement (ACE) program



Health services
School counselor
Speech and language support

Saint Francis University
(Sustainability Lab, inquiry-based science instruction, professional development)

The Learning Lamp
(After school childcare at West Campus)



A Sample of Student Activities

  • Saint Vincent DePaul Youth Leadership Conference
  • Reading Team
  • Forensics (Public Speaking)
  • Lego League
  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Strings

Athletics and E-Sports

  • Cheerleading
  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Hockey
  • Wrestling
  • Volleyball
  • E-Sports (Football, basketball, soccer)
Contact us today at 814.961.DMCA (3622) or click here to schedule a tour and see why our families consider DMCA the elementary school of choice in our community.