82 Elementary and Preschool Graduation Songs

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Graduation Songs for Kids 

A collection of graduation songs for kids in school. These song ideas are great for kid in preschool, kindergarten, and high school graduation. Picking a good graduation song really helps set the atmosphere for the exciting day.

♥ Play these graduation songs during a slideshow
♥ During any transitions…
♥ While audience is entering and leaving


A collection of graduation song ideas for preschoolers.


  1. Alice Cooper– School’s Out
  2. Amy Grant– I Will Remember You
  3. The Bangles– Hazy Shade of Winter
  4. The Beach Boys–Be True to Your School
  5. The Beach Boys– Graduation Day
  6. The Beatles– In My Life
  7. The Beatles– With a Little Help from My Friends
  8. The Bee Gees–Don’t Forget to Remember
  9. The Who–My Generation
  10. Bill Medley– (I Had) The Time of my Life
  11. Bob Dylan– The Times They are A-Changin’
  12. Billy Joel– Moving Out
  13. Billy Joel– This is the Time
  14. Bo Bice– Remember Me
  15. Boston–Don’t Look Back
  16. Boys II Men– It’s Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday
  17. Charlotte Diamond–Each of Us Is a Flower
  18. Carrie Underwood– Whenever You Remember
  19. Celine Dion–Because You Loved Me
  20. Chris Isaak– Graduation Day
  21. Christina Aguilera– These are Special Times
  22. Cyndi Lauper–True Colors
  23. Corey Smith–I’m Not Gonna Cry
  24. David Cook–Time Of My Life
  25. Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young–Teach your Children
  26. Crosby Stills and Nash– Wasted on the Way
  27. Diana Ross– I’m Coming Out
  28. Dido– Here With Me
  29. Elton John–Circle of Life
  30. Eve 6– Here’s to the Night
  31. Everyly Brothers–Dream
  32. Faith Hill– There You’ll Be
  33. Frank Sinatra–High Hopes
  34. Green Day–Time of Your Life
  35. Gwen Stefani–Running
  36. Hoobastank– Remember Me
  37. Indigo Girls– Closer to Fine
  38. Irene Cara–Fame
  39. Jack Hartmann–Together
  40. Jim Croce–Time in a Bottle
  41. John Denver–Leaving on a Jet Plane (Also by Peter, Paul and Mary)
  42. John Mayer–Time Is On My Side
  43. Josh Groban– You Raise Me Up
  44. Judy Garland–Somewhere Over The Rainbow (Also Somewhere Over Rainbow/What a Wonderful World by Iz (Israel Kamakawwiw’ole
  45. Kanye West– Graduation Day
  46. Kelly Clarkson–A Moment Like This
  47. Kelly Clarkson– Breakaway
  48. Kool and the Gang–Celebration
  49. Lady Gaga–Just Dance
  50. Lee Ann Womak– I Hope You Dance
  51. Lenny Kravitz– Again
  52. Madonna– This Used to be My Playground
  53. Mariah Carey–Make It Happen
  54. Marvin Gaye–Ain’t No Mountain High Enough
  55. Matchbox 20– Closing Time
  56. Michael W. Smith–Friends
  57. Michael Tolcher– Kings in Castles
  58. Miley Cyrus–The Climb
  59. Natasha Bedingfield–Unwritten
  60. Nickelback–If Today Was Your Last Day
  61. Night Ranger– Goodbye
  62. Paula Cole– I Don’t Want to Wait
  63. Phil Collins–On My Way
  64. Phil Collins—You’ll be in my Heart
  65. Pink Floyd– Another Brick in the Wall
  66. Porter Wagoner- Graduation Day
  67. Queen– We are the Champions
  68. R. Kelly– I Believe I Can Fly
  69. Rascal Flatts- My Wish
  70. REM– It’s the End of the World as We Know It (and I Feel Fine)
  71. Rembrandts–I’ll Be There For You
  72. Rod Stewart–Forever Young
  73. Sarah McLachlan– I Will Remember You
  74. Scorpions–Winds of Change
  75. Semisonic–Closing Time
  76. Simon and Garfunkel– Bridge Over Troubled Water
  77. Simon and Garfunkel– Hazy Shade of Winter
  78. Simple Minds– Don’t You Forget About Me
  79. Smashing Pumpkins– Today
  80. Smokey Robinson–Really Gonna Miss You
  81. Steve Miller Band– Fly Like an Eagle
  82. Stevie Wonder–A Place In The Sun

A collection of elementary graduation ceremony songs.
There you have it, 82 good graduation songs for kids in preschool through high school. Enjoy this exciting day. As parents and teachers, it’s always a memorable day to see children transition from one stage to the next. Perhaps they are moving on to elementary from preschool or college from High School, what an exciting and emotional day. Playing the right music at the graduation ceremony is sure to bring back all the memories up until this point. Now that you have found the song for the big day, perhaps you could use some graduation snack ideas.

A collection of graduation songs for kids. These songs are great for preschool and high school alike. These are great graduation songs to put in your graduation slideshow too!

A collection of graduation songs to play at your preschool or elementary graduation ceremony.


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