A high school commencement ceremony in Texas was called off after the district found that only of five of 33 prospective grads were eligible to cross the stage, officials said Friday.

Marlin HS, about 120 miles south of downtown Dallas, had been set to pass out diplomas on Thursday before the Marlin Independent School District revealed that a number of pupils “did not meet requirements due to attendance or grades.”

In announcing the ceremony postponement, Superintendent Darryl Henson said that students in his district “will he held to the same high standard as any other student in Texas.”