High School Completion

Alberta High School Diploma Requirements

Minimum requirements for a high school diploma are as follows:

  • English 30-1 or 30-2 (15 credits in English)
  • Social Studies 30-1 or 30-2 (15 credits in Social Studies)
  • Mathematics 20-1 or Mathematics 20-2 or Mathematics 20-3 (10 credits in Math)
  • Biology 20 or Chemistry 20 or Physics 20 or Science 20 or Science 24 (10 credits in Science)
  • Physical Education 10 (3 or 5 credits)
  • Career and Life Management – CALM 20 (3 credits)
  • 10 credits from Career and Technology Studies, Fine Arts, International languages, Physical Education 20/30, Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) or Work Experience.
  • 10 credits in any 30-level courses (including locally developed) in addition to the credits in English 30-1 or 30-2 and Social Studies 30-1 or 30-2.  Ie.  30 level Math, 30 level Science, 30 level option (Foods, Mechanics, etc.), Work Experience 35, 30 level Language.
  • Unspecified Credits (22 – 24 credits)

TOTAL must be a minimum of 100 credits

For students to qualify for participation in the Commencement/Awards Ceremony in May  they must:

  • be students in good standing
  • complete high school diploma requirements
  • have all school fees paid
  • achieve 100 credits by the completion of summer school of their graduation year.