Ministry of Education requires the following items to be completed to successfully obtain a high school diploma.
- 18 compulsory credits
- 12 optional credits
- 40 hours of
community involvement activities
- Ontario Secondary School Literacy test (OSSLT) written in Grade 10 or the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course.
- 2 eLearning courses successfully completed (opt out form available)
The secondary school program is designed so that the diploma requirements can be met within 4 years following Grade 8.
Community Involvement Hours
To document volunteer hours students should request a letter from the organization where they volunteer. The letter should list the type of work, the number of hours and the contact name. See community involvement hours for more information