Curriculum

COURSES AND REQUIREMENTS

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

POSTING OF PROGRESS REPORTS ONLINE

This portal allows each parent/guardian to create an account with their own unique User Name and Password, reactivate passwords if necessary, and link multiple daughters to one account. All parents must have an account in order to access student grades. If you created an account but have forgotten your username or password click the "Having Trouble Logging In" link to reset your username or password. Please contact Colleen Rozman at cmrozman@mhsmi.org if you are unable to login.

BOOK PURCHASING 2014 - 2015 School Year

Please visit the book purchasing web page for more detailed book purchasing options including the Mercy Master Book List MMBL and USED BOOK LIST. Mercy Moms held the Used Book Sale in August.

AGENDA BOOK

CLICK HERE to access the 2013 - 2014 Agenda Student Parent Handbook.

ACADEMIC PROGRAM - SCHOOL PROFILE

As a college preparatory school, Mercy High School requires a strong academic program consisting of the following number of semesters and a total of 24 credits:

  • English (8)
  • Religious Studies (7)
  • Social Studies (6)
  • Classical or modern Foreign language (4)
  • Mathematics (8)
  • Laboratory Science (6)
  • Physical Education/Swim (1)
  • Design Foundations (1)
  • Fine Arts (2)
  • Health (1)
  • Speech (1)
  • Completion of the Mercy Community Action Program (MCAP)

Mercy follows a semi-modular schedule, designed as an adaptation of a college semester schedule. Students can elect as many as seven classes per semester but may take no fewer than five.

Mercy students receive a foundation that promotes academic success in college.

TEST DATA 2012-2013

SAT: Critical Reading – 620, Math – 574, Writing - 638                              

ACT: Composite – 24.6 

GRADING SYSTEM

Percent
Grade
Honor Points
 
Percent
Grade
Honor Points
100-92.5
A
4.0
76.4-72.5
C
2.0
92.4-89.5
A-
3.7
72.4-69.5
C-
1.7
89.4-86.5
B+
3.3
69.4-66.5
D+
1.3
86.4-82.5
B
3.0
66.4-62.5
D
1.0
82.4-79.5
B-
2.7
62.4-59.5
D-
0.7
79.4-76.5
C+
2.3
 
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), 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; Forensics Team; French Honor Society; GREEN; Human Relations Council; International Thespian Society; Junior Classical League; Just Peace Club; Lore; Mercyaires; Mercy Mimes; Mercy Shakespeare Society; Mercy Works (volunteerism); Model United Nations; National Honor Society; Newsprint; Pastoral Team; Pro-Life Club; Quiz Bowl; Science Club; Ski Club; Spirit Choir; Student Council; Spanish Honor Society; Technology Club; Tri-M Music Honor Society

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