Complete details are in course guides on our Course Registration page.
Grade 10 program
A complete high school program requires courses from the core areas plus option courses from Second Languages, Fine and Performing Arts, Career & Technology Studies or Personal Development. Students should choose option courses that complement their abilities and interests, as well as their educational and career goals. Students are expected to take a minimum of eight full courses with a value of not less than 40 credits.These courses must include:
1. Grade 10 English or English 10-4
2. Social Studies 10-1 or Social Studies 10-2 or Social Studies 10-4
3. Mathematics 10C or Mathematics 10-3 or Mathematics 10-4
4. Science 10 or Science 14 or Science 10-4
5. Physical Education 10
6. Full semester option (or two 3 credit courses)
7. Full semester option (or two 3 credit courses)
8. Full semester option (or two 3 credit courses)
Grade 11 program
Students are expected to register for at least 38 credits. Grade 11 students are encouraged to review admission requirements for various post-secondary institutions and plan their program accordingly. Students who have a credit deficiency may not be eligible for a sparein their program
Note: Many post-secondary schools use grade 11 marks for scholarship purposes.
Grade 12 program
Students are expected to register for at least 35 credits. The primary responsibility for grade 12 students is to ensure they are eligible to complete their program of studies. For those students planning to continue their education an additional responsibility is to make sure they will meet the entrance requirements for the institution and program of their choice.
According to Calgary Board of Education policy, students have a maximum of six semesters to complete their high school program.It is suggested that students spend at least 1.5 hours per night on homework, study and review in order to be successful.
Alberta High School Diploma requirements
Students will be eligible to receive an Alberta High School Diploma upon completion of the following requirements
Earn a minimum of 100 credits including the following:
Certificate of High School Achievement Requirements
Students will be eligible to receive a Certificate of High School Achievement upon completion of the following requirements:
Earn a minimum of 80 credits including the following: