What do you need to graduate?

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18 compulsory credits

Students must earn the following compulsory credits to obtain the Ontario Secondary School Diploma:

Plus one credit from each of the following groups:
Group 1:

Group 2:

Group 3:

In addition to the compulsory credits, students must complete:

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*A maximum of 3 credits in English as a second language (ESL) or English literacy development (ELD) may be counted towards the 4 compulsory credits in English, but the fourth must be a credit earned for a Grade 12 compulsory English course.

**In groups 1, 2, and 3, a maximum of 2 credits in French as a second language can count as compulsory credits, one from group 1 and one from either group 2 or group 3.

***A maximum of 2 credits in cooperative education can count as compulsory credits.

†The 12 optional credits may include up to 4 credits earned through approved dual credit courses.