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HWDSB Honours Criteria

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In order to qualify for an Honour award, students can take courses from one or a combination of the following avenues: HWDSB Secondary School (day school), any school in the Province of Ontario that follows the Ontario Curriculum, elearning, night school, and summer school (these courses also must meet Ontario Curriculum expectations).

Courses must be taken July through June of a school year. The calculation date will take place in June of the school year.  Any course taken after June will count for the next school year.

Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12
80% in 7 courses taken from: HWDSB Secondary School (day school), any school in the Province of Ontario, elearning, night school, and summer school (all courses must meet Ontario Curriculum expectations). 80% in 7 courses taken from: HWDSB Secondary School (day school), any school in the Province of Ontario, elearning, night school, and summer school (all courses must meet Ontario Curriculum expectations). 80% in 6 courses taken from: HWDSB Secondary School (day school), any school in the Province of Ontario, elearning, night school, and summer school (all courses must meet Ontario Curriculum expectations). 80% in 6 senior-division courses taken from: HWDSB Secondary School (day school), any school in the Province of Ontario, elearning, night school, and summer school (all courses must meet Ontario Curriculum expectations).

Ontario Scholar Criteria

To qualify as an Ontario Scholar, you must have an average of 80 percent in 6 grade 12 U, M, C, E or O courses.  In addition, please note:

  • awarded as a GRADUATE or POST-GRADUATE
  • qualifying courses may be completed over more than 1 year
  • any course shall be multiplied by its credit value (i.e. CO-OP mark will count 2X)
Updated on Tuesday, May 08, 2018.
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