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.
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