ALBERTA HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS
To earn an Alberta High School Diploma, a student must meet the standards:
Earn a minimum of 100 credits.
Complete the following courses:Complete the following:
English 30-1 or 30-2
Social Studies 30-1 or 30-2
Math 20-1, Math 20-2 or Math 20-3
Science 20, 24, Bio 20, Chem 20, or Physics 20
Physical Education 10 (3 credits)
Career and Life Management (CALM) (3 credits)
10 credits from Career and Technology Studies (CTS) or Fine Arts or
International Languages or Phys. Ed. 20 and 30
10 credits in any 30-level courses in addition to 30 level English and
30 level Social
SAINT FRANCIS GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
Grade 12 students receiving the Saint Francis High School Graduation Certificate and participating in the graduation ceremonies must:
- Be enrolled in and anticipate receiving the minimum course and credit requirements to qualify for an Alberta High School Diploma or a K & E Certificate of Achievement
- Have the mandatory 9 credits in Religious Education
- Must be achieving a potentially passing grade in all subjects required for graduation ceremonies
If a student is using a U-Learn course or any recognized distance learning course to satisfy the minimum requirements for an Alberta High School Diploma, the completion rate will be measured the same way as other courses.
BILINGUAL CERTIFICATE (EXTENDED FRENCH)
Saint Francis High School and the Calgary Catholic School District offers its Extended French students a bilingual certificate which represents the culmination of their bilingual studies. To be eligible to receive this certificate a student must have successfully completed FLA 10-1, 20-1 and 30-1. Students must also have completed Études Socials 10-1, 20-1 and 30-1 OR Mathématiques 10-C, 20-1 and 30-1.
INTERNATIONAL SPANISH ACADEMY CERTIFICATE
This program is a continuation of the Spanish Bilingual program offered at St. Margaret School. Students will further their understanding of Spanish language and culture by taking the following ISA approved courses: SLA and Film Study. Students who take the DELE exam will receive a certificate of recognition from the Ministry of Education of Spain. Students interested in taking these courses must have attended an ISA program or have formal education in the Spanish language as these are high school level courses taught in Spanish. Those students with limited or no Spanish should register in Spanish 10 Language and Culture under the International Languages category.