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2022-2023 Program of Studies

 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

In order to graduate from Lake Catholic High School, a student must have a minimum of 25 credits (1 credit = 2 semesters). These graduation requirements include coursework mandated by the State of Ohio Department of Education and several additional courses required by Lake Catholic High School. The distribution is as follows:
 

4.0 Theology

4.0 English

4.0 Mathematics

3.0 Social Studies

3.0 Science

2.0 World Languages

1.0 Fine & Performing Arts

0.5 Physical Education

0.5 Health

0.5 Financial Literacy

2.5 Electives

25 TOTAL CREDITS

 

In order to meet the required 25 total credits for graduation, electives are to be selected. The elective units can be chosen from fine arts, performing arts, technology, world language, or other department courses not otherwise required. Beyond the required credits, students must also do the following:

  • Pass the IOWA or meet state minimum scores on the ACT.
  • Complete fifty hours of community service.

Diplomas

Academic Honors Diploma

Lake Catholic students are eligible for a diploma with honors as defined by the Ohio Department of Education if they meet all but one of the following criteria.

  1. Earned four credits of Mathematics (Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, and one other higher level course)
  2. Earned four credits of Science (Biology, Chemistry, and at least one additional advance science)
  3. Earned four credits of Social Studies
  4. Earned either three credits of one world language or two credits each of two different languages
  5. Earned one credit of Fine Arts
  6. Maintained an overall high school grade point average of at least 3.5 (based on a 4.0 weighted scale)
  7. Scored a minimum of 27 on the ACT or 1280 on the SAT

Arts Honors Diploma

Lake Catholic students are eligible for a diploma with honors as defined by the Ohio Department of Education if they meet all but one of the following criteria.

  1. Earned four credits of Mathematics (Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, and one other higher level course)
  2. Earned three credits of Science (Biology, Chemistry, and at least one additional advance science)
  3. Earned three credits of Social Studies
  4. Earned either three credits of one world language or two credits each of two different languages
  5. Earned four credits of Fine Arts
  6. Earned two units of electives with a focus in fine arts course work
  7. Maintained an overall high school grade point average of at least 3.5 (based on a 4.0 weighted scale)
  8. Scored a minimum of 27 on the ACT or 1280 on the SAT
  9. Complete a field experience and document the experience in a portfolio specific to the area of focus
  10. Develop a comprehensive portfolio of work based on the student’s field experience

STEM Honors Diploma

Lake Catholic students are eligible for a diploma with honors as defined by the Ohio Department of Education if they meet all but one of the following criteria.

  1. Earned five credits of Mathematics (Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, and one other higher level course)
  2. Earned five credits of Science (including at least two units of advanced science)
  3. Earned three credits of Social Studies
  4. Earned either three credits of one world language or two credits each of two different languages
  5. Earned one credit of Fine Arts
  6. Earned two units of electives with a focus in STEM
  7. Maintained an overall high school grade point average of at least 3.5 (based on a 4.0 weighted scale)
  8. Scored a minimum of 27 on the ACT or 1280 on the SAT
  9. Complete a field experience and document the experience in a portfolio specific to the area of focus
  10. Develop a comprehensive portfolio of work based on the student’s field experience
SUMMER CAMPS