Graduation Requirements

 

ONTARIO SECONDARY SCHOOL GRADUATION DIPLOMA (OSSD):

  • 30 credits – 18 compulsory and 12 optional
  • Community Service Hours
  • Literacy Component

Details are outlined in the following CHART.

Note: A credit can only be earned once.  If a course is taken as an ‘upgrade’ both marks will appear on the transcript but the credit can only count once towards diploma requirements. 

  

THE ONTARIO SECONDARY SCHOOL CERTIFICATE:

The Ontario Secondary School Certificate will be granted on request to students who leave school before earning the Ontario Secondary School Diploma, provided that they have earned a minimum of 14 credits distributed as follows:

 

2 credits in English

1 credit in Canadian Geography or Canadian History

1 credit in Math

1 credit in Science

1 credit in Health and Physical Education

1 credit in the Arts or Technological Education

Plus 7 Optional Credits

CERTIFICATE OF ACCOMPLISHMENT:

Students with developmental delays will be eligible for a Certificate of Accomplishment on completion of their Secondary School program.  Please contact the Head of Special Education for further details.