Academic Information

  • Graduation Requirements
    For students to obtain a high school diploma in the state of Tennessee and the Wilson County school district, students must successfully complete specific courses in certain subject areas.

    Total - 26 Credits
    Math: 4 credits

    English: 4 credits
    Science: 3 credits
    Social Studies: 4 credits
    Wellness: 1 credit
    Physical Education: 1 credit
    Personal Finance: 1 credit
    World Language: 2 credits
    Fine Arts: 1 credit
    Elective Focus: 3 credits

    Additional requirement information may be located in the course catalog or the following website: www.wcschools.com.

    Grading scale
    a = 93 - 100        I = Incomplete

    B = 85 - 95          PR = Progressing
    C = 75 - 84
    D = 70 - 74
    F = Below 70

    Grade Point Averages
    Student numeric grade averages are calculated on a 4.0 scale.  The calculation is an average of final semester grades for every attempted course with the potential to earn high school credit.

    Class Rank
    Class rank is determined by comparing the numeric grade average of all students within the same class.  Calculations are completed at the conclusion of each school year.

    Report Cards
    LHS is on a semester schedule, and credit is awarded at the end of each semester.  Reports cards are available electronically in the middle and at the end of each semester. 

    Class Schedule
    Lebanon’s school year is comprised of 180 days. Each student’s day consists of 4-class periods (called blocks) of approximately 85 minutes and a shortened, “skinny” block of 40 minutes.

Curriculum

  • Lebanon High School offers a diverse curriculum designated to meet the individual needs of students who are seeking a challenging college preparatory experience.  Course offerings are determined by the State of Tennessee and the Wilson County Board of Education requirements, student selection, availability of staff, and cost effectiveness. 

    Advanced Placement Course examinations are evaluated and scored on a five-point scale with five being the highest score. Students scoring within the 3 to 5 range are potentially eligible for college credit and are indicating their well-qualified college entrance performance. Five percentage points are added to the student’s final grade upon completing an AP course.

    Career and Technology Education Programs:
    Agriculture, Audio/Visual Technology, Architecture, Automotive, Biotechnology, Business, Construction, Cosmetology, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Health Sciences, Information Technology

    Honors Courses are available in a wide variety of subjects. Three percentage points are added to the student’s final grade upon completing an Honors course.

    Dual Enrollment is a program by which students can earn high school graduation credit for courses taken at post-secondary institutions. Courses are offered off campus at Cumberland University and TCAT Lebanon. The student is simultaneously enrolled at both institutions. Often, students are eligible for a grant that covers the cost of Cumberland’s tuition.

    Exceptional Education programs serve approximately 12.5% of LHS’s population.  The program augments the classroom activities through seminars, subject extensions, independent or directed studies, and career internships.

    Services for Students with Disabilities:
    Lebanon High School is a center-based school serving students of all special needs and exceptionalities.

    Advanced Placement Course Offerings:

    • AP English Language
    • AP English Literature
    • AP Calculus AB
    • AP Calculus BC
    • AP Statistics
    • AP Biology
    • AP Chemistry
    • AP Environmental Science
    • AP Physics 1
    • AP Micro Economics
    • AP US Gov & Politics
    • AP US History
    • AP European History
    • AP World History
    • AP Computer Science Prin
    • AP Human Geography
    • AP Spanish
    • AP Studio Art

    Dual Enrollment Course Offerings:

    • College English 1010
    • College English 1020
    • College Algebra
    • College Psychology
    • Principles of Manufacturing
    • Welding/HVAC
    • Manufacturing Practicum
    • Computer Science Foundations
    • Computer Systems
    • Networking
    • Cabling and Internetworking

    CTE Course Offerings:

    • Agriculture
      Audio/Visual Technology
    • Architecture
      Automotive
    • Biotechnology
    • Business
    • Construction
      Cosmetology
    • Criminal Justice
      Culinary Arts
    • Health Sciences
    • Information Technology

     

Quick Facts - Class of 2018

    • ACT Average - 20.1
    • Graduation Rate - 93%
    • 83% of graduates matriculated to post-secondary Institutions
    • 7% matriculated to Military service
    • $9,633,108 total known scholarships awarded
    • 281 qualified for Hope Scholarship
    • 76 TN Scholars
    • 97 graduated with Honors
    • 46 graduated with Distinction
    • 35 graduated with Honors and Distinction

College destinations - Class of 2019

School Schedule

  • LHS Bell Schedule