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2019 Graduation » Graduation FAQs

Graduation FAQs

Cleburne High School Commencement Q&A


When will Cleburne High School’s graduation be held?

  • Graduation will be held on Friday, May 24, 2019, at 7:30pm.


Where will Cleburne High School’s graduation be held?

  • Graduation will be held at The Depot, 1906 Brazzell Road, Cleburne, TX 76033


What if I cannot attend graduation. Will you be streaming it live?


What time will gates open?

  • Parking lots will open at 5:00pm.
  • Gates will open to the general public at 5:30pm.
  • Graduation starts at 7:30pm.
  • The Depot is fully ADA compliant.


How many people does The Depot seat?

  • The Depot will have seating available for approximately 3,000 guests.


Will seats be assigned?

  • No. Seating is first come, first serve. No seat saving.


How many tickets will be given out per graduate?

  • No tickets will be given out.
  • You can bring as many guests as you’d like.
  • Seating is first come, first serve. No seat saving.


Can I bring my own lawn chair?

  • Yes!


Will there be enough parking spaces?

  • The Depot has approximately 825 parking spaces. You are encouraged to carpool.
  • Handicap spaces will be designated.
  • Once the parking lot is full, bus shuttle service from Cleburne HS will be provided.


When will I get my diploma?

  • There will be Counselors in the right field area with your diplomas, after the ceremony.


Where will I meet my graduate after the ceremony?

  • All graduates will meet their family members outside The Depot.


What should graduates wear?

  • Boys: Dark slacks/jeans, shirt, tie
  • Girls: Dark slacks or dress. NO heels/stilettos (wedges or heel w/2 inch base)

Can graduates decorate caps?

Approved decorating includes:

  • Generic CISD/CHS decorating*
  • College or University attending*
  • Branch of Military IF enlisted*
*All decorations must be flat; no 3D decorations will be allowed.


Will graduation be canceled if it rains?

  • Yes. The graduation ceremony will move to Saturday, 10am; gates will open at 9am.
  • If inclement weather continues, it will be delayed until 12pm or 4pm, or postponed for Saturday and rescheduled for Sunday.


Will fireworks be canceled if it rains?

  • Yes. They will be rescheduled for Homecoming week. Location TBD.


Will the concession stands be open?

  • Yes!


Who can I contact if I need assistance at the graduation?

  • Look for employees with staff IDs. They will be able to assist you.