Preparing our students for college and beyond is what Mount St. Mary Academy is all about. Our consistent ranking among the very top Western New York high schools is evidence of the hard work and focus of our talented faculty and students.

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Click here to view the 2019-2020 course catalog.

Our Regents and Honors curriculum challenges students to do their personal best and gives them the tools they need to be successful. Accelerated placement in Mathematics, Science, Foreign Language and English is available to incoming freshmen who meet academic requirements. Our course offerings include:

Science:

  • Living Environment
  • Chemistry Honors, Regents or Principles
  • Earth and Space
  • Physics Regents or Principles
  • Foundations of STEAM and STEAM 2
  • Forensic Science
  • BIO 101/102 – Biology (6 Niagara University credits)
  • AP Chemistry
  • Health
  • Environmental Studies
  • Intro to Health Professions
English:

  • English 1 Honors or Regents
  • English 2 Honors or Regents
  • English 3 Regents
  • English 4
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • ENG 110/WRT 100 (6 Niagara University credits)
  • Creative Writing
  • Lessons in Lyrics
  • Journalism I, II, III and IV
  • Communications
Mathematics:

  • Algebra
  • Algebra Practicum
  • Algebra 9
  • Algebra 2 and Algebra 2 Regents
  • Geometry and Geometry 10
  • Pre-Calculus and Pre-Calculus Honors
  • Introduction to Calculus
  • AP Calculus
  • Financial Algebra
  • Introduction to Statistics
Religion:

  • Sacred Scripture Old Testament and New Testament
  • Our Catholic Faith: Living what we believe
  • Our Meaning in Life
  • World Religions (3 Niagara University credits)
  • Service and Justice Week
Social Studies:

  • World Civilizations 1 and Honors
  • World Civilizations 2
  • American History Regents
  • AP American History
  • AP European History
  • AP Macroeconomics
  • AP Comparative Government and Politics
  • Participation in Government
  • Economics
  • Women’s Studies
  • Psychology
Fine Arts:

  • Chorus
  • Intro to Fine Art
  • Computer Graphics
  • Music Theory
  • Voice, Private Instruction
  • Gemtones
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Strings Ensemble
  • Studio in Art
  • Drawing
  • Crafts
  • Ceramics I and II
  • Digital Photography/Photoshop
  • Acting and Theater 1
  • Musical Theater
Foreign Languages:

  • Spanish 1, 2, 3, 4
  • Spanish 103/104 (6 Niagara University credits)
  • French 1, 2, 3
  • French 103/104 (6 Niagara University credits)
  • Latin 1, 2, 3
  • Discovering Hispanic Culture
  • Introduction to Classics
Technology:

  • Keyboarding
  • Intro to Computer Science Principles
  • AP Computer Science
Physical Education:

  • Physical Education
  • Fitness, Nutrition and Weight Training
  • Dance Movement 1, 2
  • Health (Summer course available)
Additional Courses and Opportunities:

  • Foundations of Learning
  • Academy Scholars Program
  • Internship Program