Curriculum & Requirements

A.P. Courses

Advanced Placement® courses are offered in English, history, classical and modern languages, mathematics, and the sciences.

Students may enroll in AP courses if they have the permission of the appropriate academic department. The department considers each student’s past academic performance and level of interest in the course when deciding whether an AP course is appropriate.

These 24 Advanced Placement courses are available at Mercersburg, assuming sufficient enrollment in the course:
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP European History
  • AP United States History
  • AP Art History
  • AP Comparative Government and Politics
  • AP World History
  • AP Macro Economics
  • AP Micro Economics
  • AP French Language and Culture
  • AP German Language and Culture
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture
  • AP Latin
  • AP Chinese Language and Culture
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Computer Science A
  • AP Computer Science Principles
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Biology
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP Physics C: Mechanics
  • AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
Founded in 1893 in the heart of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic, Mercersburg is a private, coed, college preparatory boarding school with approximately 435 students (15 percent are day), grades 9-12 and postgraduate.
We offer 170 courses, including AP and Honors, more than $7 million in financial aid, 26 varsity sports, and a state-of-the-art performing and visual arts center.
Located 90 minutes from Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, and within easy driving distance of New York City, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh.
100 Academy Drive, Mercersburg, PA 17236
GPS Address: 10951 Buchanan Trail West, Mercersburg, PA 17236