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    Why Lauralton Hall?

    The Academy of Our Lady of Mercy, Lauralton Hall educates young women in grades 9-12. Established in 1905 by the Sisters of Mercy, Lauralton is a Catholic independent school inspired by Mercy tradition.  We know for a fact,  based on more than a century of experience, that young women thrive in an all-girls school environment. 


    Our Lauralton academic profile tells it all.

    • 100%attend four-year colleges and universities
    • 12%Higher SAT Scores than the National Average
    • 4 College and School Counselors
    • 6UCONN ECE Courses Offered
    • 16AP Courses Offered
    • 75%Catholic
    • 81%LH Faculty have advanced degreees
    • 15Varsity team sports
    • 50+Student Clubs and Organizations
    Our graduates have gone on to continue their education at the world's most prestigious schools.
    At Lauralton Hall our mission is inspired by the Mercy Tradition.
    Empower Women

    Lauralton Hall believes in the power of the female mind; we believe that all young women can grow and blossom into their best selves.

    Community Service

    Mercy is a path we walk each day. This path leads us to commit to a lifetime of serving and caring for each other.

    Mercy Values

    The values that inspired the Sisters of Mercy more than 180 years ago remain a living, breathing part of our community today.

    Educational Excellence

    Through a challenging and supportive environment, each girl is given the opportunity to discover her own strengths and talents and to become an independent creative thinker.

    Global Awareness

    Understanding and respecting other cultures, the global economy, and how to interact in different settings are essential skills our students learn.

    Holistic Approach

    A broad spirituality underlies Lauralton's holistic approach to education. We welcome and include all who wish to grow in spirituality, wisdom and character.

    We are Lauralton.

    Lauralton is an all-welcoming community of students, teachers and staff—a family that is always ready to help students succeed. It’s practically impossible not to love a school that challenges you to your fullest potential and supports you every step of the way.

    Caron Kim '20, West Haven

    I love the sense of community here. Lauralton girls are bonded by a distinct camaraderie, sense of school spirit, and tradition. The incredibly challenging and rewarding environment at Lauralton allows us to thrive as empowered young women.

    Catherine McLaughlin ‘21, Milford

    The environment at Lauralton allows me to be myself and gives me the opportunity to learn something new every day. The classes are challenging, but our teachers are always there to help students with a welcoming smile.

    Maxanie Byron ‘22, Trumbull
    There's something for everyone at Lauralton!