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How Do I Register for High School?

You should register for High School the year before you start attending. For example, to start high school in September 2011, you register in December 2010.

If you are already attending an Elementary or Middle school, you will be able to register through your current school for High School for the next year. If not, you must register directly with the High School you wish to attend. If you register late, you need to speak to the school principal, and may not be able to attend the school you want to.

Your Checklist for Successfully Finishing High School in Ontario

Graduating from high school is a big accomplishment, not to mention a vital step if you want to go on to university or college. To graduate from high school in Ontario, you need to complete 30 credits (18 compulsory credits and 12 optional credits), 40 community service hours and pass a literacy test. It sounds like a lot of work—and it is!—but if you take it step-by-step, you’ll be holding your diploma before you know it.

Help! I Went To A Foreign High School

To apply for university/college in Ontario, you may need to do 3 things:

1. Verify your High School Records

You may be asked to get your educational credentials verified. This means someone else will check your foreign  academic documents and credentials. This helps the university/college you are applying to understand your academic background.

Contact the Office of Admissions at the university/college to find out if you need to do this.