OLM Prep Administration/Staff:

School Administrator

Principal Ann Knowles


Director of  Instruction 

and Early Childhood Coordinator

Tracey Lamothe


Director of Athletics & Physical Education/Health

Tim Geary


Alicia Grendi, M. A. T.

Reading/Special Education Gr. 4 & 5


4th Grade Homeroom

Jennifer Zavorskas, M.A.T 

Math & Science 4 & 5


5th Grade Homeroom

Heather Heidtman M.S. 

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3rd Grade

Anthony Panico M.S.

Science & Religion 5/6/7/8

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6th Grade Homeroom

Patricia Soriero

Instructional Support 5-9th grades


5-9th Instructional Teacher

Elise Cappello


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Instructional Support Prek-8

Lisa Finley

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Art & Maker Space

OLM Prep Path

Shane Emery M.S.

Social Studies/L. Arts 6/7/8

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8th Grade Homeroom

Patricia Hurlburt

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Music & OLM Prep Path

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Our Lady of Mercy Preparatory Academy

20 Island Avenue

Madison, Connecticut 06443



Our Lady of Mercy Preparatory Academy (OLM Prep) is an independent, Catholic-based, co-ed

school for grades Pre-K through 8 located on the shoreline in Madison, CT. Our school welcomes all faiths.


We serve the towns of Branford, Chester, Clinton, Deep River, Durham, East Lyme, Essex, Guilford, Haddam, Killingworth, Madison, North Branford, Old Saybrook, Westbrook and other surrounding Connecticut communities. 

Our Lady of Mercy Preparatory School does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

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