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Advanced Placement & Dual Credit

Advanced Placement (AP) Program

The Advanced Placement (AP) Program is administered by The College Board of New York. This program allows students to participate in college-level courses and earn college credit. Secondary schools and colleges cooperate in this program to give students the opportunity to show mastery in college-level courses by taking the AP exam each May.

AP classes are challenging and stimulating, and they require more time and work than other courses. AP classes require energetic, involved and motivated students. Mercy gives extra grade point weight on a student's GPA for taking an AP course and exam. The AP tests are required for all AP students.

Advanced Placement (AP) Classes

Mercy is proud to offer 19 AP classes with the opportunity to earn college credit.

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science Principles
  • English Language & Composition
  • English Literature
  • French Language
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Music Theory
  • Physics 1
  • Psychology
  • Spanish Language
  • Spanish Literature
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art
  • US Government
  • US History

Dual Credit (DC) Program

Dual Credit is advanced coursework that allows students to simultaneously earn high school and college credit through exposure to intellectually demanding tasks and instruction.

Dual Credit (DC) Classes

Mercy is proud to offer 13 DC classes with the opportunity to earn college credit.

  • Advanced Accounting
  • Business Communications
  • College Algebra
  • English 101
  • English 102
  • French 132
  • French 201
  • Introduction to Law
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Spanish 123
  • Spanish 201
  • Speech
  • World Religions

Advanced Academic Achievement

We encourage each student to reach her full potential and achieve academic excellence. Mercy students have been recognized in the following academic achievement areas:

  • National Merit Scholarship Program
  • National AP Scholar
  • AP Scholars with Distinction
  • Governor’s Scholars Program
  • Governor’s School for the Arts
  • Commonwealth Honors Academy
  • College Credit Hours