Best Graduation Songs For Students

A silhoutte of group of students tossing their graduation caps in the air.
A silhoutte of group of students tossing their graduation caps in the air.( Source : youtube )

Songs about graduation include 1. Thank You 2. Never Grow Up 3. I'm Big, and more. A great graduation song will make you reminisce about school.

Parents might feel surreal that their child is growing so fast in a blink of an eye. Every other day they are growing be it physically mentally, socially, and more, and to have the privilege to watch them grow is a blessing.

Imagine your child looking all cute and bubbly in the cutest graduation cap and gown with the diploma paper. The moment will suddenly strike your existence that they are really outgrowing your lap way too fast.

Not to mention, preschool Kindergarten, primary school, and high school every step has a special significance in life. Hence, to cherish the beautiful memories down the lane a great graduation song is a must.

You May Like:

Graduation Songs For Preschoolers

Songs for graduation preschool include 1. Thank You 2. May There Always Be Sunshine and more. Gratitude is ever-present in these cute songs.

Thank You by Miss Patty

Graduation Song for Preschoolers by Little Story Bug ( Source : youtube )

Thank You by Miss Patty is a typical preschool graduation song with simple lyrics. This song is robust proof that simplicity is best for little ones.

On top of that, the lyrics are easy to remember and provide a great opportunity for children to show their gratitude which is evident in the lyrics below:

It's the end of the year

Graduation is here

Our two little words

To our teachers, moms, dads, grandparents and all

May There Always Be Sunshine by Dr. Jean

Thank You by Miss Patty ( Source : youtube )

May There Always Be Sunshine by Dr. Jean is a cute song with a catchy melody. It sings about the hope of brighter days.

Likewise, it also adds sweet goodbyes to their preschool memories. Easy to remember and sing along to, the lyrics of the song go like this:

May there always be sunshine

May there always be blue skies

May there always be children

May there always be you.

Graduation Song for Preschoolers by Little Story Bug

May there always be sunshine ( Source : youtube )

The cute song is sung to the tune of the very popular rhymes Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star. The lyrics are penned by Tracey and Bill Phillips.

They sing their excitement about promoting Kindergarten whilst giving thanks to their teachers. The lyrics of the song show that excitement:

Kindergarten here I come,
Making friends and having fun.

Reading, writing, homework too,
More to learn, and more to do.

Likewise, other suitable preschoolers' graduation songs are listed below:

  • Graduation Song for Preschoolers by Little Story Bug
  • ABC You Later by Obie Leff
  • I'm Big by Wayne Potash
  • On My Way by Pevan and Sarah
  • Baby Shark Graduation Parody by Happy Tunes
  • Let's Graduate by The Kiboomers
  • What I Am” by by Sesame Street
  • Ready To Go by Teacher Blessed
  • Goodbye Song for Children by Miss Linky
  • One Small Voice by Jack Hartman
  • Preschool Graduation Song by Ruby Ann Garcia

Graduation Songs For Kindergarten

Kindergarten songs for graduation include 1. One Small Voice 2. The Time of My Life, and more. These songs add value and make the graduation more special.

One Small Voice by Jack Hartmann

Bill Medley, Jennifer Warnes - (I've Had) The Time Of My Life ( Source : youtube )

One Small Voice by Jack Hartman is one of a kind song for cute Kindergarten children. Not to forget, this song also includes sign language.

The simplicity and innocent feelings of the children are evident in the lyrics which go like:

With just one small voice
Singing sweet and strong
One by one they'll grow
And together sing along

The Time of My Life by Bill Medley

One Small Voice | ASL | Jack Hartmann ( Source : youtube )

The lyrics of the song sum up all the feelings of a kindergartner. The munchkins had a great time of their life in their eye.

The Time of My Life by Bill Medley is yet another great option for allowing children to express their feelings and look back on beautiful memories.

Each of Us Is A Flower

Each of Us Is a Flower by Charlotte Diamond ( Source : youtube )

The essence of the song celebrates the uniqueness of being different from each other. It imparts the solid message of valuing each individual.

Each of Us Is a Flower truly holds a deep meaning which is crystal clear in the lyrics below:

Each of us is a flower
Growing in life's garden
Each of us is a flower
We need the sun and rain.

Below is a list of some other suitable songs for Kindergarten students:

  • May There Always Be Sunshine by Dr. Jean
  • Thank You by Patty Shukla
  • The Bare Necessities by Phil Harris and Bruce Reitherman
  • You've Got a Friend in Me by Randy Newman
  • A Whole New World by Lea Salonga and Brad Kane

Graduation Songs For Primary School

Graduation songs for 5th graders are 1. My Wish 2. Hall of Fame 3. The World's Greatest. These songs wrap up the primary level with beautiful memories.

My Wish by Rascal Flatts

The Script - Hall of Fame ft. ( Source : youtube )

My Wish by Rascal Flatts sings about the genuine care one has for the other person. This song is perfect to express feelings at graduation.

The lyrics go like this:

I hope the days come easy and the moments pass slow
And each road leads you where you want to go
And if you're faced with a choice, and you have to choose
I hope you choose the one that means the most to you

Hall of Fame by The Script featuring

Rascal Flatts - My Wish ( Source : youtube )

The lyrics of the Hall of Fame give a message to never give up on your dreams regardless of obstacles. It is a perfect track for graduation.

Likewise, it also instills a positive attitude for the days to come be it dark or bright. Dedicating this song to the graduation would be nothing less than perfect.

You can go the distance, you can run the mile
You can walk straight through hell with a smile

The World's Greatest by R. Kelly

The World's Greatest by R. Kelly ( Source : youtube )

The World's Greatest by R. Kelly was released on November 13, 2001. The song boosts one's confidence through the lyrics.

Now that the primary level students step into the new level this song can be a perfect cheerer for their new journey to come. The lyrics sing about confidence and determination:

I'm that star up in the sky

I'm that mountain peak up high

Hey, I made it

I'm the world's greatest

Other songs about the graduation for primary level are listed below:

  • I Will Remember You by Sarah McLachlan
  • I Believe I Can Fly by R. Kelly
  • The Time of My Life by Black Eyed Peas
  • Life is a Highway by Rascal Flatts

Graduation Songs For High School

Inspirational songs for graduation are 1. Feels Like 2. Graduation (Friends Forever) 3. Happy, and more. These songs make up a good wrap to beautiful memories.

Feels Like by Gracie Abrams

Gracie Abrams - Feels Like ( Source : youtube )

Feels Like by Gracie Abrams is the perfect song about the beauty of friendship. It also details the times spent together be it bitter or sweet.

The song isn't only limited to a single interpretation. It also gives the vibes of having an interaction between two friends in a minimalistic restraint.

Graduation (Friends Forever) by Vitamin C

Vitamin C - Graduation (Friends Forever) ( Source : youtube )

Graduation (Friends Forever) is a song that portrays the true feeling of when one is about to graduate. It showcases the sentiment that friendship shall last no matter what.

It reflects on the memories shared whilst keeping a heavy heart of having to accept the inevitable separation. It came off as a third single from Vitamin C's self-titled debut studio album.

And so we talked all night about the rest of our lives
Where we're gonna be when we turn twenty five
I keep thinking times will never change
Keep on thinking things will always be the same

Happy by Pharrell 

Pharrell Williams - Happy ( Source : youtube )

Happy by Pharrell is a song that suggests we not let difficult moments define us and let out happiness fade away. It conveys optimistic thoughts.

The lyrics are about being content with what you have irrespective of people's opinion. The song encourages the listener to clap along to every bitter-sweet moment of life.

Some more such songs are:

  • Good Old Days" by Macklemore ft. Kesha
  • Something Big by Shawn Mendes
  • Don't Stop Believin'" by Journey
  • See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth
  • Goodbye To You" by Michelle Branch

Songs About Graduating College

Farewell songs for graduation include 1. Celebration 2. Future 3. My Future, and More. These songs honor the golden moments shared down the lane.

Celebration by Kool & The Gang

Future by Paramore ( Source : youtube )

Celebration by Kool & The Gang is all about coming together and having a sound time, which is perfect for a graduation song.

The lyrics of the song celebrate life with your loved ones. A Celebration to last throughout the years, so bring your good times and your laughter too,' the vocalist sings in the first narrative form.

Come on now, celebration
Let's all celebrate and have a good time
We gonna celebrate and have a good time

Future by Paramore

My Future by Billie Eilish ( Source : youtube )

The song imparts a message on to stop having pessimistic thoughts all the time and take an optimistic approach in the present moment.

A perfect song for graduation, Future by Paramore encompasses the self-realization of how we let our own thoughts get the best of us. It also reminds us that these trivial negative thoughts are in our control.

I'm writing the future
I'm writing it out, loud.
We don't talk about the past

My Future by Billie Eilish

Celebration by Kool & The Gang ( Source : youtube )

What could be perfect than My Future by Billie Eilish to sing at graduation? It speaks and prioritizes the practice of self-love for every individual.

'Cause I, I'm in love
With my future
Can't wait to meet her
And I, I'm in love

With the ray of hope amidst the difficult times, one can surely pass all the obstacles. This song can help remind each other that better and brighter days are ahead.

Correspondingly, you can listen to more of the graduations songs listed underneath:

  • Congratulations by Post Malone feat. Quavo
  • Moment 4 Life by Nicki Minaj feat. Drake
  • Long Live by Taylor Swift
  • Memories by Maroon 5
  • Ribs by Lorde
  • INDUSTRY BABY by Lil Nas X feat. Jack Harlow
  • Prom by SZA
  • Good Life by Kanye West and T-Pain

Recent posts