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
World Language = 6
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 20 books from our Reading Program

The policy of Lumen Christi Catholic School is that all students carry seven subjects.  Exceptions to this policy are made with the guidance of our Registrar and Dean of Studies with the approval of Administration.  Students with a total of 3 or more AP and/or Dual Enrollment courses may be eligible for a study period.


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


The top graduating seniors, based on overall GPA, will be honored with an award presented to them at graduation including a Valedictorian and Salutatorian.  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 and is based on student GPA, ACT score, strength of schedule, Christian service, and overall school leadership.

2018 Graduation Information


Baccalaureate: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 – 7:30 p.m.

Commencement: Thursday, May 24, 2018 – 7:30 p.m.

Graduation Links:

2018 Senior Graduation Party-Initial Letter

2018 Senior Graduation Party-2nd Letter

Principal’s Letter & Senior Final Exam Schedule

Senior Party Permission Form

Senior Yearbook Special Message Ads

Order Jostens Graduation Announcements and Accessories

Please Note:  Seniors previously ordered their cap, gown, and tassel package in school during their Religion Class on Tuesday, March 6. Caps, gowns, and tassels will be distributed to Seniors on Thursday, April 26, during the Lunch period. There is no charge for this package.