Academics

Awards

Academic Awards

Students have an opportunity to receive the following academic awards:

Academic Letter: Students who, at the conclusion of the first semester of their senior year, have a cumulative grade point average of 3.3300 or above will receive an Academic Letter.

Academic Excellence Medal: Students who, at the conclusion of the first semester of their senior year, have a cumulative grade point average of 3.6700 or above will receive an Academic Excellence Medal.

Aquinas Key: Students who, at the conclusion of the first semester of their senior year, have a cumulative grade point average of 3.800 or above will receive the Aquinas Key.

Please Note: Any student who has violated the Integrity Policy twice will not be eligible for any academic awards.

Honor Roll

An academic honor roll that is based on a student’s grade point average during each semester is published at the end of the semester. There are three levels in which students may qualify:

Presidential Honor Roll: Students with a current semester grade point average of 3.800 or above will be placed on the Presidential Honor Roll.

Academic Excellence Honor Roll: Students with a current semester grade point average of 3.6700 to 3.7999 will be placed on the Academic Excellence Honor Roll.

Academic Recognition Honor Roll: Students with a current semester grade point average of 3.3300 to 3.6699 at the conclusion of the semester will be placed on the Academic Recognition Honor Roll.

Dowling Catholic High School

Dowling Catholic High School is committed to serving the Greater Des Moines Catholic community and embracing learners of all faiths. In an environment that is faithful, caring and dedicated, Dowling Catholic forms each student to become a Christ-centered leader.