Graduation is a bittersweet moment for students — it’s a time of excitement but also one filled with mixed emotions about the future. Am I ready to move on? Will I stay in touch with my friends? What does the future hold for me? One of the best ways to support and celebrate students as they experience this important milestone is with music. That’s why we’ve put together this list of the best graduation songs for 2022.

Preschool and Kindergarten Graduation Songs

1. We’re Moving Up to Kindergarten by The Orchard Enterprises

2. I’m B-I-G by Wayne Potash

3. Preschool Graduation Day Song by Young Music Company

4. Thank You by Patty Shukla

Thank You by Patty Shukla "It's the end of the year Graduation is here Our two little words To our teachers, moms, dads, grandparents and all"

5. May There Always Be Sunshine by Dr. Jean

6. One Small Voice by Jack Hartmann

7. What I Am by Sesame Street with

8. Easy Goodbye Song by Dream English Kids

9. You’ve Got a Friend in Me by Randy Newman

10. Each of Us Is a Flower by Charlotte Diamond

11. A Whole New World by Lea Salonga and Brad Kane

A Whole New World by Lea Salonga & Brad Kane "I'm like a shooting star, I've come so far I can't go back to where I used to be"

12. How Far I’ll Go by Auli’i Cravalho

13. Graduation Day by Freddie Shoehorn

14. Let’s Graduate by The Kiboomers

Elementary School Graduation Songs

15. Permission to Dance by BTS

Permission to Dance by BTS "We don't need to worry 'Cause when we fall, we know how to land"

16. Try Everything by Shakira

17. I Hope You Dance by Lee Ann Womack

18. Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) by Green Day

19. I Will Remember You by Sarah McLachlan

20. High Hopes by Frank Sinatra

21. I Will Remember You by Amy Grant

22. Don’t Forget to Remember by The Bee Gees

23. Time in a Bottle by Jim Croce

24. The Climb by Miley Cyrus

The Climb by Miley Cyrus "The struggles I'm facing The chances I'm taking Sometimes might knock me down, but No, I'm not breaking"

25. Hall of Fame by the Scripts featuring

26. It’s Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday by Boyz II Men

Middle School Graduation Songs

27. Dynamite by BTS

28. Soaring by High School Musical Cast

29. High Hopes by Panic! in the Disco

High Hopes by Panic at the Disco "Had to have high, high hopes for a living Didn't know how but I always had a feeling I was gonna be that one in a million Always had high, high hopes"

30. (I Had) The Time of My Life by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes

31. The Times They Are A-Changin’ by Bob Dylan

32. With a Little Help From My Friends by The Beatles

33. Life Is a Highway by Rascal Flatts

Life is a Highway by Tom Cochrane "There ain't no load that I can't hold A road so rough, this I know I'll be there when the light comes in Tell 'em we're survivors"

34. Dynamite by Taio Cruz

35. The Time of My Life by Black Eyed Peas

36. Move On Up by Curtis Mayfield

High School Graduation Songs

37. Firework by Katy Perry

Firework by Katy Perry "You just gotta ignite the light And let it shine Just own the night Like the Fourth of July"

38. Graduation (Friends Forever) by Vitamin C

39. Going Away to College by Blink 182

40. Graduate by Third Eye Blind

41. Graduation Day by Beach Boys

42. Something Big by Shawn Mendes

43. Bittersweet Symphony by The Verve

44. Life Goes On by BTS

45. No Such Thing by John Mayer

No Such Thing by John Mayer "I just can't wait 'til my ten year reunion I'm gonna bust down the double doors And when I stand on these tables before you You will know what all this time was for"

46. The Final Countdown by Europe

47. We Are the Champions by Queen

48. In My Life by The Beatles

49. Don’t You (Forget About Me) by Simple Minds

50. Lean On Me by Bill Withers

51. Here’s To Never Growing Up by Avril Lavigne

52. How Far We’ve Come by Matchbox Twenty

53. Times Like These by Foo Fighters

54. Best Day of My Life by American Authors

55. Unwritten by Natasha Bedingfield

56. We Are Young by Fun. ft. Janelle Monáe

57. Today My Life Begins by Bruno Mars

58. Whenever You Remember by Carrie Underwood

59. See You Again by Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth

60. I Was Here by Beyoncé

61. My Shot by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Daveed Diggs, Leslie Odom Jr., Anthony Ramos, and Okieriete Onaodowan

My Shot by Lin Manuel Miranda "And I am not throwin' away my shot I am not throwin' away my shot Hey yo, I'm just like my country I'm young, scrappy and hungry And I'm not throwin' away my shot"

What are your favorite graduation songs for 2022? Come share in our WeAreTeachers HELPLINE group on Facebook.

Also, check out our list of the Best End-of-Year Playlist Songs.

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