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Lafayette High
 Blevins Elementary and Lafayette High were honored as 2019 National Schools of Character Washington Post America's Most Challenging High School

17050 Clayton Rd, Wildwood, MO 63011 | Phone (636) 733-4100 | Fax (636) 733-8819

LHS Honor Cord Criteria

​​SubjectRequirementsCord Color​
ARTMinimum of 4 semesters of Art 
Department GPA of 3.75 (unweighted)
No grade of C or lower​
Faculty Recommendation
​​Pink
BUSINESS3.5 GPA in 3 or more Business courses​Royal Blue
CULINARYPass the ServSafe Exam
Work 400 hours per semester in the Culinary field
Earn an 80% or higher on the ProStart Final Exam
Ivory
FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCE2 credits of course work, a minimum 3.75 GPAMint Green
FORENSICS (SPEECH & DEBATE)Minimum 75 points through the National Speech and Debate Association and at least one Speech class with an 'A'
OR 3 Speech classes with a 3.5 GPA
White
INDUSTRIAL & ENGINEERINGFour semesters of Industrial and Engineering Classes and have an unweighted 4.0 in all Industrial and Engineering Classes
Must have recommendation from the Industrial and Engineering Department
Gold
LANGUAGE ARTSEnrolled in 8 semesters of Language Arts coursework
Achieved a 4.0 GPA in all Language Arts coursework for 7 completed semesters
​Red
MATHEMATICSFour years of math or completed calculus (this must include at least algebra 3 and trigonometry)
Have a GPA in math classes of 3.8 or higher
Have all math grades B or above (no C's in math even a weighted class.)
​Light Blue
MUSICMust be enrolled in a performing music ensemble for 8 consecutive semesters (grades 9-12)
Must achieve a 3.71 in all music coursework (based on first 7 semesters)
Must be recommended by a staff member of the music department
Green
PHYSICAL EDUCATIONComplete 6 semester courses (not including Health)
Maintain a 3.6 GPA in PE classes
Maintain an overall cumulative GPA of 2.75
Good Citizenship
Recommendation by department member
Sage
AFJROTCRequires a 3.5 GPA in this class and
20 hours of community service for each year of enrollment in JROTC
​Maize
SCIENCEC​omplete a minimum of 7 semesters of science in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.
No more than 2 B's (unweighted) in all science courses.
Computer Science is not considered a science for the Science Honor Cord.
PLTW Biomedical Science is not considered a science for the Science Honor Cord.
​Silver
THESPIANHave 10 ITS points
Have taken 2 theater classes with a 3.5 or higher
Copper
WORLD LANGUAGE4 years of the same language at LHS
3.7 GPA in the language unweighted
3.5 overall GPA, unweighted​
no office referrals in the senior year
Burgundy