Students qualify for the Honor Roll with a semester grade point average of 3.70 or higher.
Academic certificates are awarded in May to all students who earn a cumulative grade point average of 3.70 or above. Scholastic letters are awarded to sophomores, juniors and seniors who earn a cumulative GPA of 3.70. In successive years, letter recipients earn pins. Medals are awarded in each department, as selected by the faculty, based on departmental criteria.
Students are recognized based upon their cumulative weighted grade point average at graduation. The grade point average is calculated using only coursework completed at St. Dominic High School. Honors are awarded as follows:
- 4.20 and above – Summa Cum Laude
- 4.00 - 4.19 – Magna Cum Laude
- 3.70 - 3.99 – Cum Laude
This club recognizes students who have achieved an ACT Score of 30 or above. Each year students are inducted into this club of recognition.
National Honor Society
The purpose of National Honor Society is to give recognition to outstanding students. Membership in NHS is recognized nationally as one of the highest honors that a high school student receives. Membership is an honor bestowed upon a student based upon a combination of scholarship, good citizenship and personal qualities of leadership, service and character.
National Art Honor Society
The NAHS is a local chapter of a national organization that recognizes students who excel in art and have personal qualities of good citizenship, leadership, service and character. Student must be in grade 10-12, be currently enrolled in an art class or have successfully completed at least one year of art at SDHS. Transfer students must have a letter from their art teacher and must fulfill requirements of this chapter. Eligible students are asked to complete an application form. Enrollment is limited.