Diploma Requirements

Under the regulations, students must earn 30 credits in order to qualify for an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (O.S.S.D.). 

Diploma Requirements

Total Credits Required

Compulsory Credits

18

 

English

4

Mathematics

3

Science

2

French as a Second Language

1

Canadian History

1

Canadian Geography

1

Arts
 

1

Physical / Health Education

1

Civics

0.5

Career Studies

0.5

GROUP 1

Choose 1 of the following:

English

Third language

Social Sciences and the Humanities

Canadian and World Studies

Guidance / Career or Cooperative Education

1

GROUP 2

Choose 1 of the following:

Physical / Health Education

Arts

Business Studies

Cooperative Education

1

GROUP 3

Choose 1 of the following:

Science (Gr. 11 or 12)

Technological Education

Cooperative Education

1

Optional Credits

12

Total Credits Required for Graduation

30

Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test

Completed

Community Involvement  (40 hours)

(40 hours)

 

 

Course Load per Grade

  • Students in grades 9, 10 and 11 must take 8 courses.
  • Students in grade 12 must take a minimum of 6 courses.
  • Decisions regarding students who require a reduced workload are made in consultation between the principal, parent or guardian, student and a Guidance Counsellor.