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Students are reminded that there are three criteria that they must meet in order to qualify for an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). Those criteria include the successful completion of 30 credits (of which 18 are compulsory), the successful completion of the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) and the completion of 40 hours of community service. Students are encouraged to complete their 40 hours of community service in their junior years.


OSSD Graduation Requirements
What you'll need to graduate with an Ontario Secondary School Diploma

Community Service Requirment
Students are required to complete 40 hours of community service

OSSC Graduation Requirements

The Ontario Secondary School Certificate (OSSC) will be granted on request to students who leave school before earning the Ontario Secondary School Diploma, provided that they have earned a minimum of 14 credits

Certificate of Accomplishment

Students who leave school before fulfilling the requirements for the Ontario Secondary School Diploma or the Ontario Secondary School Certificate may be granted a Certificate of Accomplishment.

Prior Learning Assessment
Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) is a formal evaluation and credit-granting process whereby students may obtain credits for prior learning.
















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