Secondary Program Info
Starting high school is an exciting time - there will be many new opportunities and new challenges. Students enter high school with different strengths, interests, and goals. Secondary school select courses that suit their interests and that take them towards goals through an increasingly specialized four-year program.
Secondary School Course Calendars
Secondary School Program and Course Calendar 2017-2018
Secondary School Program and Course Calendar 2018-2019
The SCDSB's Secondary School Common Calendar provides parents and students with detailed, accurate and up-to-date information about diploma requirements, as well as general information on school programs and courses offered. Additionally, the calendar provides information on county-wide programs, Specialist High School Majors, school-based supports and Student Success initiatives.
Course Selection Worksheets for students new to the SCDSB
Are you NEW to Simcoe County? Planning to attend a Simcoe County District School Board secondary school? Complete the grade appropriate Course Selection Worksheet below as preparation for your registration appointment. All students may use this worksheet as a tool to prepare for the electronic course selection process at the school they will attend.
Grade 9 Course Selection Worksheet
Grade 10 – 12 Course Selection Worksheet
Secondary School Registration Form
Four-year high school program ("34-credit threshold")
The Ministry of Education is putting in place a cap that would allow students to take up to 34 credits. Thirty credits are required to graduate, so this would allow for an additional four credits which is equivalent to a semester. For more information, please visit the Ministry website.
Curriculum and requirements
Click on the following links to learn more about secondary school courses and graduation requirements.
Students are also required to complete 40 hours of community involvement, which will help them explore and expand interests and prepare them for responsible citizenship.