Graduation Requirements

2023 Graduation Dates




AJ Charbonneau Public School


Admaston Public School - Gr. 6


Beachburg Public School


Central Public School - Gr. 6


Champlain Discovery Public School


Cobden District Public School


Eganville and District Public School


Elementary Virtual


Herman Street Public School - Gr 6


Highview Public School


Killaloe Public School


Mackenzie Community School - Gr. 8


McNab Public School


Palmer Rapids Public School


Pine View Public School


Queen Elizabeth Public School


Renfrew Collegiate Intermediate School


Rockwood Public School


Sherwood Public School


Valour JK-12 School - Gr. 8


Walter Zadow Public School


Whitney Public School



Arnprior District High School


Fellowes High School


Renfrew Collegiate Institute


Mackenzie Community School - Gr. 12


Madawaska Valley District High School


Opeongo High School


Valour JK-12 School - Gr. 12



Petawawa & Pembroke

Continuing Education


Renfrew & Arnprior

Continuing Education


Graduation Requirements

To earn an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), students must:

  • Earn a minimum of 30 credits, including 18 compulsory credits and 12 optional credits; Two of the 30 credits must be online learning courses;
  • Meet the provincial secondary school literacy requirement; and
  • Complete 40 hours of community involvement activities.

Students who successfully complete a Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) program as part of the requirements for their OSSD will receive a diploma with a SHSM seal.

To learn more about graduation requirements (compulsory credits, options credits, literacy requirements, etc.) in Ontario, please visit the Ministry of Education’s website.