Academy of Our Lady of Mercy, Lauralton Hall

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Academy of Our Lady of Mercy, Lauralton Hall
200 High Street
Milford, Connecticut 06460
United States
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Type Private, all-girls
Motto Fides consequitur quodquonque petit
(Faith attains all that it seeks)
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1905
Founder The Sisters of Mercy
President Dr. Antoinette Iadarola
Principal Cynthia Gallant
Faculty 41
Grades 912
Enrollment 440 (2009)
Average class size 100
Student to teacher ratio 1:12
Campus size 30 acres (120,000 m2)
Color(s) Blue and White         
Athletics Field Hockey, Soccer, Cross Country, Swimming, Volleyball, Basketball, Cheer, Indoor Track, Ice Hockey, Skiing, Golf, Lacrosse, Tennis, Softball, and Track and Field.
Athletics conference South Connecticut Conference
Sports Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Diving, Field Hockey, Golf, Ice Hockey, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball
Mascot Crusader
Nickname LH
Team name Crusaders
Accreditation New England Association of Schools and Colleges[1]
Publication The Looking Glass (literary magazine), Hallmarks (school magazine)
Newspaper Lauralton Highlights
Yearbook The Lauralton
Tuition $18,000
Admissions Director Kathleen Shine
Athletic Director Nicole Cammara

The Academy of Our Lady of Mercy, Lauralton Hall is a private, Roman Catholic, all-girls high school at 200 High Street in Milford, Connecticut, United States. It is part of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford.

Lauralton Hall was established in 1905 by the Sisters of Mercy. It is the oldest Catholic college-preparatory school for girls in Connecticut.[2] In August 2011, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places by the Connecticut Historic Preservation Council.[3][4]

Lauralton Hall has a high college acceptance rate. Students from all over southern Connecticut attend Lauralton Hall. Many students take the train to school.

Lauralton Hall's 2015 Field Hockey team were the regular season champs and the Southern Connecticut Connference Champs. The swimming team was the 2015 state champions.

Notable alumnae

  • Rosa DeLauro, politician
  • Lorraine Warren, investigator of paranormal activities (notably the "Amityville Horror House") with husband Ed Warren, briefly attended.

See also

Notes and references

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  3. Fairfield County Catholic, February 2011 page 15.
  4. Weekly List Of Actions Taken On Properties: 8/29/11 through 9/02/11

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