High School in the Province of Quebec extends from Grade 7 through Grade 11. The Ministry of Education recognizes the graduation of students who have accumulated course credits in Grades 10 and 11.
High School Subjects
|Subjects||Cycle 1 =||Cycle 2 =|
|English Language Studies||6||6|
|French Second Language||4||4|
|Science and Technology||4|
|History and Citizenship||4|
|Art / Music / Drama||2+2||2+2|
|Ethics and World Religions||4||2|
|Physical and Health Ed.||2||2|
|POP – Career Planning||4|
High School Graduation Requirements
Students in Secondary 4 (Grade 10) and Secondary 5 (Grade 11) must accumulate 54 credits (at least 20 of these credits must be in Secondary 5 (Grade 11).
4 credits in Sec IV mathematics; 4 credits in Sec IV science/technology; 4 credits in Sec IV history/citizenship education; 2 credits in Sec IV arts education;
6 credits in Sec V English; 4 credits in Sec V French; 2 credits in Sec V ethics/religious culture or physical education/health; 4 credits in contemporary world.
A CEGEP (the equivalent of Grades 12 and 13) will accept students into programs with Sec IV mathematics as a minimum requirement, nevertheless preferred status will be given to students with Sec V mathematics.