Academic Program

Admission to the Academy is competitive and students are evaluated based upon five areas: application with essay; letters of recommendation; transcript; entrance exam; and interview.

Our Lady of Mercy Academy offers college prep, honors and AP courses. Dual credit is also available through various community colleges.

Students take seven academic courses per year including the following:
Theology:  4 years
English:  4 years
Mathematics:  4 years
HIstory:  3 years
Science (with lab):  3 years
Foreign Language:  2 years
Lifetime Fitness/Bravery Training — 1 year (beginning with Class of 2020)

Commencing with the 2017-2018 school year,, all freshmen, sophomores and juniors will take a mini-mester course.  The Academy mini-mester is a week-long experiential learning course that can include academic research, travel, service or leadership training.  Students will receive academic credit for this course.

OLMA is accredtied by Middle States Association of Secondary Schools & Colleges.  We are also a member of the National Catholic Education Association.

Enrichment:

In addition to our daily academic curriculum students enjoy a variety of enrichment opportunities in many different areas throughout the school year. Some of these include: 

International Exchange Program

Music and Theater Programs

15+ School Clubs

Job Shadow Program

Alumnae Career Fair

Mock-Interview Program

College Common Application Essay Writing Boot Camp

Lifetime Fitness and Bravery Training

Experiential Academic Field Trips

Mini-Mester Program

For more details, contact us to find out more today.

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