Graduation Honors: Summa Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude or Cum Laude
The requirements are as follows:
· Summa Cum Laude
o 4.00 Grade Point Average (GPA) minimum
o Meets or Exceeds in at least 4 areas of the Prairie State Achievement Exam (PSAE)
· Magna Cum Laude
o 3.50 GPA minimum
o Meets or Exceeds in at least 3 areas of the PSAE
· Cum Laude
o 3.00 GPA minimumo Meets or Exceeds in at least 2 areas of the PSAEStudents must meet both GPA and PSAE requirements in order to qualify for a particular honor.The GPA is based on the 7th semester (cumulative) grades.
Summa Cum Laude students will have the option of submitting a graduation speech, and one student will be chosen to by a committee comprised of staff, parents, and students to deliver their speech at graduation. An Orator will also be chosen by the Senior Class to speak at graduation.
Questions, contact your student's counselor.