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Graduation Eligiblity

All grade 12 students, depending on whether you are working towards a Diploma, Certificate of Achievement, or a Certificate of Completion, please check the criteria below to ensure you meet the necessary requirements. If you are unsure, or would like to review your graduation status, please email our Grad Coach, Gregory Voigt at gregory.voigt@ecsd.net.. Alternatively, please check out Mr. Voigt's Grad Coach website for further details. https://sites.google.com/ecsd.net/romerogradcoach/home

ALBERTA HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA: GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS (ENGLISH)

The requirements indicated in this chart are the minimum requirements for a student to attain an Alberta High School Diploma. The requirements for entry into post-secondary institutions and workplaces may require additional and/or specific courses.

100 CREDITS including the following:

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS – 30 LEVEL

(English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2)

SOCIAL STUDIES – 30 LEVEL

(Social Studies 30-1 or 30-2)

MATHEMATICS – 20 LEVEL

(Mathematics 20-1, Mathematics 20-2 or Mathematics 20-3)

SCIENCE – 20 LEVEL

(Science 20, Science 24, Biology 20, Chemistry 20 or Physics 20)

 PHYSICAL EDUCATION 10 (3 CREDITS)

 CAREER AND LIFE MANAGEMENT (3 CREDITS)

10 CREDITS IN ANY COMBINATION FROM

  • Career and Technology Studies (CTS) courses
  • Fine Arts courses
  • Second Languages courses
  • Physical Education 20 and/or 30
  • Knowledge and Employability courses
  • Registered Apprenticeship Program courses
  • Locally developed courses in CTS, fine arts, second languages or Knowledge and Employability occupational courses

10 CREDITS IN ANY 30-LEVEL COURSE
(IN ADDITION TO A 30-LEVEL ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS AND A 30-LEVEL SOCIAL STUDIES COURSE AS SPECIFIED ABOVE)‘

These courses may include:

  • 30-level locally developed courses
  • Advanced level (3000 series) in Career and Technology Studies courses
  • 30-level Work Experience courses
  • 30-level Knowledge and Employability courses
  • 30-level Registered Apprenticeship Program courses
  • 30-level Green Certificate Specialization courses
  • Special Projects 30

CERTIFICATE OF HIGH SCHOOL ACHIEVEMENT REQUIREMENTS (ENGLISH)

The requirements indicated in this chart are the minimum requirements for a student to attain a Certificate of High School Achievement. The requirements for entry into post-secondary institutions and workplaces may require additional and/or specific courses.

80 CREDITS including the following:

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS 20-2 OR 30-4

MATHEMATICS 10-3 OR 20-4

SCIENCE 14 OR 20-4

SOCIAL STUDIES 10-2 OR 20-4

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 10 (3 CREDITS)

CAREER AND LIFE MANAGEMENT (3 CREDITS)

5 CREDITS IN

  • 30-level Knowledge and Employability occupational course, or
  • Advanced level (3000 series) in Career and Technology Studies courses, or
  • 30-level locally developed course with an occupational focus

AND 5 CREDITS IN

  • 30-level Knowledge and Employability Workplace Practicum course, or
  • 30-level Work Experience course, or
  • 30-level Green Certificate course, or
  • Special Projects 30

OR

5 CREDITS IN

  • 30-level Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) course

CERTIFICATE OF HIGH SCHOOL COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS (ENGLISH)


Students with a significant cognitive disability can achieve the Certificate of School Completion if they are unable to achieve the following certificates or diplomas:
  • Alberta High School Diploma
  • Diplôme d'études secondaires de l'Alberta
  • High School Equivalency Diploma
  • Diplôme d'equivalence d'études secondaires
  • Certificate of High School Achievement (Knowledge and Employability)
  • Certificat de réussite d'études secondaires (Connaissances et employabilité)

To qualify for the Certificate of School Completion, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Student has worked on the goals and objectives in their individualized program plan/instructional support plan.
  • Student has attended school for at least 12 years by the end of the current school year.
  • Student is 17 years of age by March 1 of the current school year.
  • Nomination is submitted during the student’s last year of high school.
  • Student is registered with one of the following special education codes (41, 43, 44 or 52) at the time of school completion. Registrations with other special education codes can also be considered and will be reviewed by the Learner Services Branch.



 

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