SCHOOL PROFILE

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School Profile Sheet 2020-2021 | Academic Courses List 2021-2022

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 the application. 

Faculty

President:  1
Principal:  1
Dean of Students/Athletic Director:  1
Associate Dean of Students: 1
Certified Lay Teachers: 33 (18 master’s degrees, 1 doctorate degree)
Priest: 1
Religious Sisters: 2
High School Counselors:  2
Student Resource Staff:  1

Size

2020-2021: 440 students (student teacher ration 15:1; average class size is 18)

Students

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

School Day

7:55 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (Monday)

7:55 a.m. - 3:02 p.m. (Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday)

8:55 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Thursday)

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

Lansing Catholic offers four levels of French, Latin and Spanish. AP Spanish is also available. All students are required to successfully complete a minimum of two years of the same language to graduate. 

Academic Placement & Honors Courses

Students at Lansing Catholic can choose from 16 Advanced Placement courses and 10 honors courses. LCHS also offers a complete fine and applied arts program as well as traditional and innovative courses to meet the needs of every student.

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 2020 graduates are continuing their studies. Colleges and universities where our recent graduates were accepted: 

  • Albion College
  • Alma College
  • Alverno College
  • Aquinas College
  • Arizona State University
  • Ave Maria University
  • Baldwin Wallace University
  • Ball State University
  • Bard College
  • Benedictine University
  • Bowling Green State University
  • Butler University
  • Central Michigan University
  • College of Charleston
  • The Citadel, The Military College of SC
  • Cleary University
  • Colorado State University
  • Denison University
  • Eastern Illinois University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Ferris State University
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Hillsdale College
  • Holy Cross College
  • Hope College
  • Indiana University-Bloomington
  • Iowa State University
  • Kalamazoo College
  • Kellogg Community College
  • Lake Superior State University
  • Lansing Community College
  • Louisiana State University
  • Loyola University Chicago
  • Marquette University
  • Michigan State University
  • Michigan Technological University
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Olivet College
  • Purdue University
  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick
  • Saginaw Valley State University
  • Saint Mary’s College
  • Siena Heights University
  • Spring Arbor University
  • Syracuse University
  • The Ohio State University
  • University of Arizona
  • University of California-San Diego
  • University of Colorado-Boulder
  • University of Dayton
  • University of Denver
  • University of Hawaii-Manoa
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Maine
  • University of Massachusetts Boston
  • University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn
  • University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
  • University of Mississippi
  • University of Rhode Island
  • University of St. Thomas
  • University of Tampa
  • University of Washington-Seattle
  • University of Washington-Bothell
  • Wayne State University
  • Western Kentucky University
  • Western Michigan University
  • Xavier University
 

Test Data- ACT - Class of 2020

  LCHS National
Composite 23.4 20.6
English 23.6 19.9
Math 22.6 20.2
Reading 24.4 21.2
Science 22.5 20.6

Updated table data as of 10-29-2020 from ACT

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