Students may take AP or other courses not offered at Merion Mercy Academy through a variety of online schools. There is an additional cost for online classes.
In the last five years, students have taken or are currently taking:
- AP Art History
- AP Macroeconomics
- AP Microeconomics
- AP Physics C
- Mandarin Chinese
- Calculus III
- Discrete Math
Students who choose to enroll in an online course must have Internet access at home as well as an e-mail account. Access at school will be provided but due to the nature of the courses, access at home must also be available. Students need the following skills to be successful in an online course: ability to organize, study, and learn in an independent environment; ability to work with others; effective written communication skills; technical capacity; critical thinking; desire to learn in a new medium; demonstration of patience; and commitment to learning.
Students who are considering enrolling in an online course must receive permission from the Assistant Head of School for Academic Affairs.