2410 S. 9th St. Lafayette, IN 47909 : 765.474.2496

Guidance


Central Catholic Jr.-Sr High School creates and administers guidance and counseling services that enrich the student’s total educational experience by developing resources, providing opportunities and designing and implementing programs that address the student’s academic and post-secondary (career/education) needs as well as the spiritual, emotional, physical and social well-being of each individual.

Guidance Office: 765.471.8362

Velma Fonderoli, Guidance Director,  fonderoli@lcss.org

Dr. Melanie Davis, Director of Student Services, mdavis@lcss.org

Janet Gick, Guidance Secretary,  gickj@lcss.org

College Scholarship Opportunities

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Diplomas/Curriculum Overview

The Guidance Department administers guidance and counseling services that design and implement programs addressing the student’s academic and post-secondary needs, as well as the spiritual, physical, emotional and social well being of each individual.

Central Catholic offers the Indiana Core 40 and the Academic Honors diplomas.  In addition to the diploma requirements, all Central Catholic students must:

  • Take and pass Religion and English every semester.

CORE 40

ACADEMIC HONORS *

RELIGION

8

8

ENGLISH

8

8

SPEECH

1

1

MATHEMATICS

6/8

8

SCIENCE

6

6

SOCIAL STUDIES

6

6

OTHER SUBJECTS:

8

see below

  • Foreign Languages

Encouraged

6-8

  • Arts

Encouraged

2

  • Computers

Encouraged

Encouraged

  • Career Area

Encouraged

Encouraged

ELECTIVES

2/4

9

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

2

2

HEALTH

1

1

TOTAL REQUIRED

48

55
*Students must earn a C or higher in every course to qualify for the Academic Honors Diploma.
It is recommended for students contemplating college to take at least two consecutive years of a foreign language in addition to four years of math, science and English.

DUAL CREDIT COURSES

Advanced Placement

Honors Courses

Double Up Program at Ivy Tech College

(off-site)

Advanced

Project thru

Indiana Univ.

Calculus AP

English (9-12)

Psychology (3 hrs)

American History

(3 hrs each)

Pre-Calculus/Trig.

Sociology (3 hrs)

Literary Interpretation (3 hrs)

Chemistry AP

Algebra I & II

Political Science

(3 hrs)

Public Speaking

(3 hrs)

Chemistry I

Economics (3 hrs)

Humans and the Biological World

(5 hrs)

Biology I

Geometry I