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School Profile Sheet 2019-2020 

Academic Courses List 2019-2020

Type of School

Regional, comprehensive, co-educational Catholic high school.

Accreditation

Michigan Association of Non-Public Schools

Admissions

Based on prior academic, behavior, and attendance records; recommendations and admissions review of application. 

Faculty

President:  1
Principal:  1
Dean of Students/Athletic Director:  1
Associate Dean of Students: 1
Certified Lay Teachers: 35 (18 master’s degrees, 1 doctorate degree)
Priest: 1
Religious Sisters: 2
High School Counselors:  2
Student Resource Staff:  2

Size

2019-2020: 480 students (student teacher ration 15:1; average class size is 22)

Students

LCHS serves the varied educational needs of Catholic and non-Catholic youth in the greater Lansing area

Learning Differences

Students who have learning differences and have an active Individualized Education Plan (IEP or 504 plan) are accommodated by Lansing Catholic teachers under the direction of our Student Resource Coordinators and Counselors.

Grading Scale

A 4.0 92-100%
A- 3.67 90-91%
B+ 3.33 88-89%
B 3.00 82-87%
B- 2.67 80-81%
C+ 2.33 78-79%
C 2.00 72-77%
C- 1.67 70-71%
D+ 1.33 68-69%
D 1.00 62-67%
D- 0.67 60-61%
E 0.00 0-59%

Academic Honors

Honors for graduates are determined by the 7th semester cumulative Grade Point Average (G.P.A.) according to this scale: 

  •    Summa Cum Laude (3.9 to 4.0)
  •    Magna Cum Laude (3.75 to 3.89)
  •    Cum Laude (3.5 to 3.74)

Graduation Requirements

All Students must successfully complete 24 credits in the following areas:

Theology 4.0 Credits
English 4.0 Credits
Mathematics 4.0 Credits
Science 3.0 Credits
Social Studies 3.0 Credits
Fine Arts 1.0 Credit
Physical Education 0.5 Credit
World Languages 2.0 Credit (2 years of the same language)
Health 0.5 Credit
Speech 0.5 Credit
Electives 1.5 Credits

World Languages

Levels I-IV are available in Spanish, French and Latin. AP Spanish is also available.

Academic Placement & Honors Courses

Students can choose from 16 Advanced Placement courses, 10 honors courses, three languages, a complete fine and applied arts program as well as traditional and innovative courses to meet the needs of every student. In 2016, Lansing Catholic administered 150 AP tests, students scored an average of 3.37 out of 5. Over 77% of our students who took an AP exam scored a 3 or higher (state average is 64%, national is 60.2%). Additionally, junior and senior students have the opportunity to pursue vocational and college courses off campus.

College Placement

99 percent of Lansing Catholic graduates get into the college or university of their choice. College placement services at Lansing Catholic are unique to the school. Our counselors work with every student to find the ‘best match’ college and successfully search for scholarships.

Colleges & Universities

99 percent of our 2019 graduates are continuing their studies. Colleges and universities where our recent graduates were accepted: 

  • Alma College
  • Aquinas College
  • Auburn University
  • Ave Maria University
  • Albion College
  • Ball State University
  • Baylor University
  • Belmont University
  • Benedictine University
  • Bowling Green State University
  • Butler University
  • Calvin College
  • Carthage College
  • Central Michigan University
  • Clark Atlanta University
  • Cleary University
  • College for Creative Studies
  • Colorado State University
  • Cornerstone University
  • Creighton University
  • Davenport University
  • DePauw University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Ferris State University
  • Florida International University
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Gonzaga University
  • Hillsdale College
  • Holy Cross College
  • Hope College
  • Indian River State College
  • Indiana Tech
  • Indiana University at Bloomington
  • Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
  • Iowa State University
  • Kalamazoo College
  • Lake Superior State University
  • Lansing Community College
  • Lewis University
  • Loras College
  • Loyola University Chicago
  • Marquette University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Marian University
  • Miami University-Oxford
  • Michigan State University
  • Michigan Technological University
  • Millikin University
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Northwestern University
  • Northwood University
  • Oakland University
  • Ohio State University
  • Olivet College
  • Olivet Nazarene University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Point Park University
  • Purdue University
  • Saginaw Valley State University
  • Saint Leo University
  • Saint Mary’s College
  • Siena Heights University
  • Spring Arbor University
  • Trine University
  • The Catholic University of America
  • Tulane University
  • University of Alabama
  • University of California-Davis
  • University of California-San Diego
  • University of Colorado-Boulder
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Dayton
  • University of Denver
  • University of Detroit Mercy
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Houston
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn
  • United State Military Academy-Army
  • University of Mississippi
  • University of Northern Colorado
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Tennessee-Knoxville
  • University of Texas-Dallas
  • University of Toledo
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of St. Francis
  • University of St. Thomas
  • University of Washington
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Villanova University
  • Wayne State University
  • West Virginia University
  • Western Michigan University
  • Wright State University
  • Xavier University

 

Test Data- ACT

2019 LCHS National
Composite 25 20.9
English 25.2 20.2
Math 24.6 20.6
Reading 26 21.3
Science 24.8 20.8
STEM 24.7 20.9

 

students enrolled
Students Enrolled in 2019-20
student ratio
Student-Teacher Ratio
22 class size
Average Class size
25 act score
Average ACT Test Score
24 honors classes
Honors and AP Courses Offered
college scholarships
Over $10 Million in College Scholarships Last Year