Central Catholic offers three curriculum options, culminating in one of three diplomas. Direction from colleges and universities, the State of Ohio, and Central Catholic serve to guide and determine the requirements of the diplomas. All students are required to pass state and federal assessments and fulfill all Central Catholic requirements in order to receive a diploma.

HONORS DIPLOMA requires the most demanding course load in order to satisfy the needs of highly motivated honors level students; it is designed to assist the student in securing acceptance into selective universities.

Honors Diploma Requirements:

Theology
English
4.0
4.0
Math (inc. Pre-Calc) 4.0
Science (inc. Bio, Chem, & Physics) 4.0
Social Studies (inc. Am. Gov. & 2 Hist. courses) 3.0
World Language (of same lang.) 3.0
Fine Arts 4.0
Health/Phys Ed. 1.0
Elective 1.0
Total Requirement 26.0

 

*Honors Diploma: Students must accumulate 10 Honors courses and a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher.

COLLEGE PREP DIPLOMA requires an intensive course of studies in order to prepare the student for acceptance into college programs. It is designed for the student who anticipates entering college upon graduation from high school.

College Prep Diploma Requirements:

Theology
English
4.0
4.0
Math* 4.0
Science (inc. Bio & Chem) 3.0
Social Studies (inc. Am. Gov. & 2 Hist. courses) 3.0
World Language (of same lang.) 2.0
Fine Arts 1.0
Health/Phys Ed. 1.0
Elective 3.0
Total Requirement 25.0

 

College Prep Diploma: All College Prep students will be required to earn 4.0 math credits (including Algebra 2 or Integrated 3).

STANDARD DIPLOMA requires coursework in an approved course of study in order to earn a diploma. This curriculum meets all minimum state standards.

Standard Diploma Requirements:

Theology
English
4.0
4.0
Math* 4.0
Science (inc. Biology) 3.0
Social Studies (inc. Am. Gov. & 2 Hist. courses) 3.0
Health/Phys Ed. 1.0
Fine Arts
Elective
4.0
4.0
Total Requirement 24.0

 

All Standard Diploma students will be required to earn 4.0 math credits (including Algebra 2 or equivalent).

Physical Education Waiver: If students participate in two seasons of Central Catholic athletics, marching band, cheerleading, or certain club sports, they qualify for the Physical Education Waiver.

COLLEGE CREDIT PLUS: Options are available to Central Catholic students who meet the criteria for this program as determined by the universities.

ADVANCED PLACEMENT:  The following AP courses are offered at Central Catholic.

A.P. Literature and Composition A.P. Biology
A.P. Psychology A.P. Chemistry
A.P. Language and Composition A.P. U.S. History
A.P. U.S. Government A.P. French
A.P. Calculus
A.P. Physics
A.P. Spanish
A.P. Studio Art