Graduation Information

Download the Graduation 2019-2020 Presentation

Visit the Graduation 2020 Website:

Download the Grade 12 Guidance Newsletter (2019)

For the Graduation Application, please click here.


What do you need to graduate?

In order to obtain your Ontario Secondary School Diploma (O.S.S.D) you need:

18 Compulsory Credits:

  • 4 credits in English (1 credit per grade)
  • 3 credits in mathematics (1 credit at the senior level)
  • 2 credits in science
  • 1 credit in Canadian history
  • 1 credit in Canadian Geography
  • 1 credit in the arts
  • 1 credit in health and physical education
  • 1 credit in French as a second language
  • .5 credit in career studies
  • .5 credit in civics

PLUS one credit from each of the following groups:

Group 1: Additional credit in English, or French as a second language, or Social Sciences and the
Humanities, or Canadian and World Studies, or Guidance & Career Education or Coop*

Group 2: Additional credit in Health and Physical Education, or the Arts, or Business Studies, or
French as a second language or Coop*

Group 3: Additional credit in senior level science, or Technological education, or French as a
second language or computer studies or Coop*

In addition, students MUST complete:

  • 12 optional credits
  • 40 hours of community involvement activities
  • Successful completion of the Grade 10 Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT)

How can I track my progress and see if I am on track to graduate?

Check your My Blueprint account regularly. Go to ‘High School Planner’ locate the Graduation Indicator on the right hand side of the page.


Sheridan has prepared a presentation providing an overview of OSAP, the application process, important information and tips for potential post-secondary students. In addition to this presentation, we also recommend that students visit the OSAP website ( for more information.    OSAP Presentation Video

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