Distinguished Tiger

The Crystal Lake High School Distinguished Graduate program is designed to recognize students who have accomplished a well rounded high school experience. 

Distinguished Tigers must meet or exceed specific criteria across five different indicators including community service, extra-curricular involvement, citizenship, school attendance, and various academic standards. Students who successfully complete all Distinguished Graduate criteria will be recognized at their graduation ceremony.

Criteria for Distinguished Tiger Graduate

  • GPA:

    • 2.5  cumulative after 7 semesters

    • 2.75 cumulative (Class of 2023 and beyond) after 7 semesters

  • Attendance:
    • 95% attendance Junior and Senior years
  • Character:
    • No behavior issues requiring OSS
    • No Code of Conduct violations
  • Citizenship:
  • Academic:

    • Successful completion (C- or above) of a Capstone course (Click here)

    • Must meet ONE English Language Arts AND ONE Math indicator from the below chart: 

ELA Math
Academic English Indicator (must meet 1) Academic Math Indicator (must meet 1)
SAT EBRW 480 or above SAT Math 530 or above
SAT EBRW Growth of at least 45 points SAT Math Growth of at least 45 points
Successful completion (C- or above) of a Dual Credit English course (by 1st semester Senior Year) Successful completion (C- or above) of a Dual Credit Math course (by 1st semester Senior Year)
Successful completion (C- or above) of an AP English course (by 1st semester Senior Year) Successful completion (C- or above) of an AP Math course (by 1st semester Senior Year)
Successful completion (C- or above) of a Transitional English course (by 1st semester Senior Year) Successful completion (C- or above) of a Transitional Math course (by 1st semester Senior Year)

 

Students must complete this application (Click here)  by Tuesday, March 31, 2020, to be considered for this honor.

Crystal Lake Central High School reserves the right to accept or deny Distinguished Tiger Graduate distinction based upon special or underlying circumstances on a case-by-case basis