COURSE DESCRIPTIONS 2016 - 2017 BY GRADE

 

Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12

 

In order to graduate, students must obtain a minimum of twenty-eight credits in Grade 9 to Grade 12. All students are required to take certain courses during their four years of high school. These courses are listed as Compulsory Subjects. When a student fails to obtain a compulsory credit, the course must be repeated and is the first priority in terms of building a student’s timetable the following year. In total, fifteen of the required twenty-eight credits for graduation are compulsory. The balance of the credits are achieved through electives. Several courses have fees attached to them. Students and parents/guardians are requested to take these into account when selecting courses.

 Grade 9 students are required to take five compulsory credits and three electives for a total of eight credits.

 Grade 10 students are required to take five compulsory credits and three electives for a total of eight credits.

 Grade 11 students are required to take three compulsory credits and three elective credits. Students may select up to two additional electives.

Grade 12 students are required to take two compulsory credits and four elective credits. Students may select up to two additional electives.