Lubbock Christian School

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High School (9th - 12th)

 

 

Graduation Requirements

 

Core Requirements for all students:

 

English

4.0 Units

 

Mathematics

3.0 Units

(2 must be from Algebra I, Algebra II, & Geometry)

Science

2.0 Units

(Biology I & Chemistry)

Social Studies

3.5 Units

(World History, World Geography, US History, & Government)

Economics

0.5 Units

 

Health

0.5 Units

 

Foreign Language

2.0 Units

(must be same language)

Physical Education

1.5 Units

(athletics past 1 ½ units does not count as electives)

Speech/Drama

0.5 Units

 

Bible

4.0 Units

 

Electives

1.0 Units

(minimum)

Fine Art

1.0 Unit

 

Computer Science

1.0 Unit

 

     
  24.5 Total Units  

 

Students will select a diploma program from one of the following three options.  Lubbock Christian School is pleased to be able to offer all of these programs.  The administration strongly recommends that students complete the requirements of the Honors or Advance Honors Programs.  Parental permission is required for any student selecting the regular diploma.

Basic Diploma - 26.5 Total Units

The basic requirements and two additional units of electives

 

Honors Diploma - 27.5 Total Units

In addition to the basic requirements, a student must complete one additional elective, one additional unit of science, and college level computer.  Consumer math does not count as one of the three math units needed for this diploma.

Students must also choose ONE of the following:

  • One additional unit of math from Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Precalculus, or  dual credit Trig/PreCal for a total of 4 units OR
  • One additional unit of science for a total of 4 units OR
  • One additional unit of foreign language for a total of 3 units of the same foreign language

 

Advanced Honors Diploma - Total 28.5 Units

In addition to the basic requirements, students must complete two additional units of science for a total of 4 units, one additional unit of math for a total of 4 units (math units must be from Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Precalculus or dual credit Trig/PreCal, college level computer and one additional unit of foreign language for a total of 3 units of the same language.

Students who retake failed classes at LCS or LISD summer school will receive that credit and the new grade will be recorded on the transcript and used to calculate GPA.  The failing grade will remain on the transcript but not count toward the GPA.  In some instances, students may receive credit through a credit-by-exam (CBE) through TTU for failed classes.  The CBE grade will be on the transcript but is not used in calculating GPAs.

Students are allowed two credits from summer school and/or LISD online classes, and two credits from correspondence courses to count toward graduation requirements.  Credit from CBEs are counted as coresponsendence credits.  Students electing to take summer school (LIDS online) or correspondence courses for advancement must get prior approval from the principal or counselor.

All 9th through 11th grade students must be enrolled in 7 classes (not including athletics).


Finals Exemption Policy

 

The purpose of the Lubbock Christian School exemption policy is to promote improved attendance and behavior in order to improve academic performance, while keeping the integrity and high expectations of academic excellence. Testing exemptions are as follows:

 

Freshmen and Sophmores

  • Grade average of 90 or higher with no more than 3 absences and 3 tardies of any kind per class period
  • Students must take four (4) tests minimum (at least one per day) - three (3) of which MUST be core classes (English, Math, Social Studies and Science)

Juniors

  • Grade average of 90 or higher with no more than 3 absences and 3 tardies of any kind per class period
  • Students must take three (3) tests minimum (at least one per day) - two (2) of which MUST be core classes (English, Math, Social Studies and Science)

Seniors

  • Grade average of 90 or higher with no more than 4 absences and 3 tardies of any kind per class period
  • Students must take two (2) tests minimum - Two classes required (English and Bible)

 

Online/Dual Credit/ or college course finals will NOT count as one of the required final exams.

 

Students that have been assigned multiple demerits or suspensions during the semester lose exemptions for that semester.  Any fines, dues or equipment must be "cleared" prior to finals week.

 

School activity absences do not count against total number of absences. 

 


 

 

6 Week Grading Period Ineligible/Eligible Deadlines

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