To graduate high school in the NWT you need a minimum of 100 course credits and English 30-1 or English 30-2. Within those 100 credits, there are a specific number of course credits you need in certain areas of study.
The requirements are:
Specified Credits English / Français Language Arts
Career and Technology Studies (CTS) or SNAP
Career and Life Management
Career and Program Planning (CPP)
Community Service (25 hours)
Additional Grade 12 credits at the 30 level
On top of getting 100 course credits, some courses have Grade 12 Diploma Examinations. To earn credit for these courses, the combined class and exam marks have to add up to a passing grade.
Courses with Diploma Examinations include:
French Language Arts 30-1
Social Studies 30-1/30-2
Remember that the courses you take in high school will determine what your options are after you graduate, as different colleges and universities have different entrance requirements for specific programs.
Please visit the Department of Education, Culture and Employment's website to request a Transcript or Validation Statement.