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



4th Grade Homeroom

Alicia Grendi, M. A. T.

Reading/Special Education Gr. 4 & 5


5th Grade Homeroom

Jennifer Zavorskas, M.A.T 

Math & Science 4 & 5

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3rd Grade

Heather Heidtman M.S. 

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6th Grade Homeroom

Anthony Panico M.S.

Science & Religion 5/6/7/8


7th Grade Homeroom PM

Gregory Sawyer

Instructional Support K-8

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Instructional Support Prek-8

Elise Cappello


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Art & Maker Space

OLM Prep Path

Lisa Finley

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8th Grade Homeroom

Shane Emery M.S.

Social Studies/L. Arts 6/7/8

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Music & OLM Prep Path

Patricia Hurlburt

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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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