Our school is a private Ministry inspected high school offering Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) credit courses which count towards the OSSD as they do in public school boards. Universities and colleges around the world recognize the OSSD credits issued by our school.

High school, also sometimes called "senior high school" or "secondary high school," marks the end of compulsory education in Canada. It normally runs from grades 9 to 12. It ends in grade 12 in all provinces with the exception of Quebec. In Quebec, after grade 11 students instead proceed to a pre-college or university program such as CEGEP.


In order to graduate from high school, students must:

Ø  Pass 30 credit courses, including 18 compulsory and 12 optional credits.

Ø  Pass the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test or a Literacy course.

Ø  Complete 40 hours of volunteer community service


All students who graduate from secondary school receive an Ontario Secondary School Diploma. All graduating students receive the same diploma regardless of what they studied. The diploma is usually one of several requirements for further education or training. Apprenticeship, college, and university programs each have their own entrance requirements.

X  High School Classes:

Many Ontario high school students register with us as they search for flexibility in their timetable in hopes of attaining a mark they need. We offer a wide range of compulsory and elective courses for several high school grades. Additionally, we offer upgrade courses which are courses you have taken once but need to take once again in hopes or earning a higher mark. Upgrade courses have a reduced assessment workload and can be completed more quickly helping you meet your deadline.


You can retake a failed course with us to receive a high school credit in which you were previously unsuccessful. With our supportive Ontario Certified Teachers (OCT) and tutoring service we will do our best to help you succeed.


Students also take our courses to ease their timetable for the upcoming school year, to avoid timetable struggles, or to earn credits unavailable elsewhere. All our Ontario accredited high school courses offer instructions, tests, modules, and simulations examinations by Ontario Certified Teachers.


X  High School Night Classes:

Our school is also offering Night Classes.  Night School provides students of all ages an opportunity to obtain credits towards an Ontario Secondary School Diploma; gain prerequisite courses for post-secondary destinations or employment; or to learn another language.



Night school stereotypically refers to adult education classes held in the evening hours at middle and high school campuses. For adults, these classes are mainly for merit toward personal development and furthering of job or life skills. In other cases, many high schools offer night school as an option for students who are unable to attend day classes or need to retake failed courses to complete the requirements for their high school diplomas.


Students attending a secondary school must have permission from their day school to take a night school course as the Ontario Ministry of Education has a limit on the number of courses a student may take concurrently. Speak to your guidance counsellor for permission prior to registering.


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