Graduation Requirements-Class of 2024

  • Curricular Areas of Study Graduation Credit Requirements Recommended College Preparatory
    English Language Arts 4* 4*
    Social Studies 3** 3**
    Mathematics 3 4
    Science 3 3
    Fine Arts 1 1
    Practical Arts 0.5 0.5
    Physical Education 1 1
    Personal Finance 0.5 0.5
    Health 0.5 0.5
    Electives 9 9.5
    TOTAL 25.5 27***
    *Required - ELA 9, ELA 10, and 2-credits ELA Electives
    **Required - American History, World History, and American Government & Economics
    ***For College Preparatory students - The CBHE Recommended Core Curriculum includes 2-credits of the same World Language, 1 additional credit of Math, and 1or more additional credits from Core Subject areas.
    • Graduating "With Honors"
      Cum Laude “With Honors” system 
      Students earning a 3.5 to a 4.0 grade point average will be recognized at high school graduation.
      Summa Cum Laude
      Grade Point Average: 3.9 to 4.000 
      Magna Cum Laude
      Grade Point Average: 3.7 to 3.89 
      Cum Laude
      Grade Point Average: 3.500 to 3.69
      Valedictorian and Salutatorian Recognition
      Students receiving the distinct honor of Valedictorian and Salutatorian will be recognized at high school graduation. 
      Earns an A in all classes enrolled. 
      Earn an A in all classes enrolled with the exception of one where they can earn a B.
      NOTE: The Weighted GPA is not used as a determining factor for these LPS awards. Click HERE for more information about the LPS Weighted GPA.
  • Weighted GPA

    Current students in the Class of 2024, 2025, and 2026, will be granted a weighted GPA based on certain coursework completed throughout high school. This weighted GPA will only be provided to colleges and universities to assist in scholarship/admission consideration. All Liberty Public School academic honors/awards will continue to be based on a student's unweighted GPA. For a list of courses that will earn additional GPA points towards a weighted GPA click HERE