High School Planning

High School Diploma Graduation Requirements

A student must earn at least 100 credits to graduate from high school with an Alberta High School Diploma. Some workplaces or post-secondary institutions may require additional credits and/or specific courses. 

Diploma exams are required in English 30-1 and 30-2, Social Studies 30-1 and 30-2, Mathematics 30-1 and 30-2, Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, Science 30, Français 30-1 and French Language Arts 30-1. Final marks in these courses represent a blend of school and provincial exam marks.

Talk to your school counsellor for more information about diploma requirements.

Click the links below to view the Graduation Requirements:

Alberta High School Diploma Requirements

Certificate of High School Achievement


Alberta Education issues transcripts of marks and graduation certificates.