Graduation Requirements

To qualify for graduation from Lumen Christi Catholic School, a student must have spent at least two years in attendance at Lumen Christi, including the entire senior year.  Administration will review applications for exemptions to this policy.

For graduation, a student must have fulfilled the following requirements:
(One semester equals one credit)

Attendance at a high school for four years
A minimum of 48 credits including:
Theology = 8
English = 8
Mathematics = 8
Science = 6
Social Studies = 6
Foreign Language = 4*
Computer Science = 2
Physical Education = 2
Fine Arts = 2
Electives = Minimum of 2 to 6 credits
60 Hours of Community Service
All students must read 21 – 24 books from our Reading Program
*Suggested for College Bound Students

The policy of Lumen Christi Catholic School is that all students carry seven subjects.  Specific details are provided in the yearly Course Guide.  If the parents of a particular student are of the opinion that a student should carry only six classes, an appointment should be made with the Guidance Counselor and a decision will be made in each individual case.

The conditions for permission for a student to have less than seven classes must be agreed to by the student, the student’s parent(s)/guardian(s), and the Registrar.


3.20 – 3.59  Cum Laude (with Praise)
3.60 – 3.79  Magna Cum Laude (with Great Praise)
3.80 – 4.00  Summa Cum Laude (with Highest Praise)


The top graduating seniors, based on overall GPA, will be honored with an award presented to them at graduation.  The students to give the welcoming and farewell addresses at the graduation ceremony will be chosen from this group.  This decision will rest solely with the Principal.

2017 Graduation Information


Baccalaureate: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 – 7:30 p.m.

Commencement: Friday, May 26, 2017 – 7:30 p.m.

Senior Party:  Friday, May 26, 2017 – following the Graduation Ceremony.

Graduation Information
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