High School Diploma


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Learn about how you can finish high school in Alberta.

From the Alberta Education website:

Finishing high school

Diplomas and certificates are issued twice a year:

  • first semester is issued the last week of February
  • second semester is issued the last week of July

Completing high school is the first step to getting the skills and background you need to succeed in the real world.

There are lots of ways to get high school credits. Schools across Alberta offer a number of different programs that help students earn high school credits.

Parents and students should discuss the best route to meeting graduation requirements with a high school counsellor.

Why finish high school

Finishing high school is the first step to helping you secure a positive future in post-secondary education or in the workforce.

For most jobs in Alberta, you need a minimum of a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma. To be accepted into many post-secondary programs, you need specific high school or high school equivalent courses.

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