Curriculum

COURSES AND REQUIREMENTS

Please visit the COURSE GUIDE web page for the complete listing of recommendations, requirements, and course guide.

POSTING OF PROGRESS REPORTS ONLINE

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STUDENT HANDBOOK

CLICK HERE to access the 2016-2017 Agenda Student Parent Handbook.

STUDENT SCHEDULE 2016-2017

CLICK HERE to see the new student schedule.

ACADEMIC PROGRAM - SCHOOL PROFILE

Mercy High School is a college preparatory school and thus strongly suggests that students plan their course of studies carefully. A total of 24 credits and 8 semesters of full enrollment (6 classes per semester) are required for graduation. One semester course earns .5 credit.

These 24 credits include:

  • 4 credits English
  • 3 credits Social Studies include:
Two semesters of World History
One semester  of American Government
Two semesters of American History
One semester of Economics
  • 4 credits Mathematics include:
Two semesters of Algebra I
Two semesters of Geometry
Two semesters of Algebra II  
Two semesters of Additional Math or Math-Related Elective (one semester senior year)
  • 3 credits Laboratory Science include:
Two semesters of Biology
Two semesters of Chemistry or Physics
  • 2 credits of one World Language
  • 3.5 credits Religious Studies
  • 1  credit Visual, Performing and Applied Arts
  •  .5 credit Design Foundations (Beginning Class of 2016)
  •  .5 credit Speech
  •  .5 credit Physical Education/Swim
  •  .5 credit Health
  •  1.5 credits Electives

GRADING SYSTEM

Percent
Grade
Honor Points
100-92.5
A
4.0
92.4-89.5
A-
3.7
89.4-86.5
B+
3.3
86.4-82.5
B
3.0
82.4-79.5
B-
2.7
79.4-76.5
C+
2.3
76.4-72.5 C 2.0
72.4-69.5 C- 1.7
69.4-66.5 D+ 1.3
66.4-62.5 D 1.0
62.4-59.5 D- 0.7
59.0-0 NC 0.0

Both GPA and class rank are computed from final grades.

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Mercy Offers its students a wide variety of athletic teams, activities and clubs that cover a range or interests and abilities. Junior Varsity and Varsity levels of all sports are offered unless otherwise noted.

Athletics: Basketball (+Frosh), Bowling, Cross Country (Varsity only), Dance, Equestrian, Field Hockey (+Frosh), Figure Skating, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Pompon (Varsity only), Skiing, Soccer, Softball (+Frosh), Swimming/Diving, Tennis, Track (Varsity only), Volleyball (+Frosh).

Activities and Clubs: Fall Play/Spring Musical; BASE; Business Professionals of America; Debate Team; Fashion Club; FEMClub; Forensics Team; French Club; French Honor Society; GIDAS; GREEN; Human Relations Council; International Thespian Society; iWizards; Junior Classical League; Lore; Mercyaires; Mercy Mimes; Mercy Works (volunteerism); Mock Trial; Model United Nations; National Honor Society; Newsprint; Pastoral Team; Pro-Life Club; Quiz Bowl; Robotics; Science Club; Spirit Choir; Student Council; Spanish Honor Society; STARS; Student Government; Tri-M Music Honor Society; Yoga Club