Benedictine is accredited by the Ohio State Department of Education and the North Central Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges, and the Ohio Catholic School Accrediting Association.  Each student carries a minimum of 6 credits in each semester.

2019-2020 Benedictine Course Catalog

Graduation Requirements

To receive a Benedictine diploma a student must pass Ohio’s State Testing requirements as found at: Class of 2018 and Beyond.  As well as successfully complete a minimum 25 credits which includes:

  • 4 years English (requiring 1 year American literature and 1 year of British literature)
  • 3 years Social studies (requiring 1 credit World History, 1 Credit U.S. History, and 1 Credit U.S. Government)
  • 4 years Mathematics (requiring the completion of Geometry and Algebra 2)
  • 3 years Science (requiring Biology, Chemistry and Physics)
  • 2 years the same Classical or Foreign Language
  • 4 years Theology (1 for each year of attendance at BHS)
  • ½ year Health 
  • 1 year Physical Education
  • 2½ credits elective courses
  • 1 year Fine Arts
  • ½ credit Computer Applications I
  • 25 credits Total

Academic Honors

Students will be designated at each semester grading period for the following academic honors:

  • Summa Cum Laude: 4.000 & above GPA
  • Magna Cum Laude: 3.600-3.999 GPA
  • Cum Laude: 3.000- 3.599 GPA