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High School Credit Requirements

High School Credit Requirements:

 

Alberta High School Diploma Graduation Requirements – 100 CREDITS NEEDED

  • English Language Arts 30 Level (English 30-1 or 30-2)
  • Social Studies to a 30 Level (Social 30-1 or Social 30-2)
  • Sciences to a 20 Level (Science 20/24, Bio 20, Chem 20 or Phys 20)
  • Mathematics to a 20 Level (Math 20-1, 20-2, or 20-3)
  • Physical Education 10:  3 credits
  • CALM: 3 credits
  • 10 credits in any combination from:
    • Second languages, fine arts (music, drama, art), CTS, PE 20 and/or 30, RAP courses
  • 10 additional 30 LEVEL credits from:
    • any 30 level course (excluding English Language Arts and Social Studies)
    • 35 level Work Experience
    • 30-4 level Knowledge and Employability
    • 3000 series CTS, 30 level special projects, Physical Education 30
    • 35 level RAP, 30 level Green Certificate
  • 22-24 (depends on Phys.Ed) additional credits in any subject area at any high school grade level

 

Certificate of High School Achievement Requirements – 80 CREDITS NEEDED

  • English Language Arts 30-4 or to 20 Level with English 20-2
  • Social Studies 20-4 or Social 10-2
  • Sciences 20-4 or Science 14
  • Mathematics 20-4 or 10-3
  • 3 credits in Physical Education 10
  • 3 credits in CALM
  • 5 credits at 30-Level K&E Occupational course, or CTS
  • Must have at least one -4 core course

AND

  • 5 credits at 30-Level Work Experience or Green Certificate, K&E Workplace Practicum.OR 5 credits in 30-Level RAP Course.



To be considered a Grade 11 student, a senior high student must have a minimum of 35 credits, including grade 10 Social Studies and Grade 10 English.


To be considered a Grade 12 student, a senior high student must have a minimum of 65 credits, including being enrolled in or have completed English 20 & 30 and Social 20 & 30.

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