NEW Graduation Commencement Guidelines
Lake Minneola High School
Student Policies and Procedures
Graduation Ceremony Participation Requirement
LMHS understand that its students are young adults who recognize the importance of self-managed behavior. It is in this frame of reference that the expectations of daily attendance required for participation in graduation is set forth.
A graduation ceremony is an honor and a privilege; not a right. To participate in the Lake Minneola High School Graduation Ceremony a student must be in average daily attendance 90% of the defined school year of 180 days.
The Graduation Ceremony Participation Requirement went in to effect 2018-19 school year.
Each grade level must abide by the following to be eligible to participate in the Graduation Ceremony.
Current 12th Grade: 12th grade year 90% attendance per year required (must be in attendance a minimum of 162 school days).
Current 11th Grade: 11th and 12th grade years must have 90% attendance per year for both years (must be in attendance a minimum of 162 school days per year).
Current 10th Grade: 10th, 11th and 12th grade years must have 90% attendance per year for all three years (must be in attendance a minimum of 162 school days per year).
Current 9th Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grade years must have 90% attendance per year for all four years (must be in attendance a minimum of 162 school days per year).
An absence is defined as the following:
- Unexcused or excused
- Missing four or more class periods in a school day
Attendance Committee: An Attendance Committee will preside over appeals. Students who appeal on medical conditions must provide the committee with a doctor’s note.
Diploma Distribution: Diploma’s will be distributed during or following the scheduled commencement ceremony held at the end of each year.
NOTE: Testing days or fieldtrips due not count as absences for students.