HWDSB Honours Criteria
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||Grade10||Grade11||Grade 12|
|80% in 7 courses taken from HWDSB course offerings during the school year.||80% in 7 courses taken from HWDSB course offerings during the school year.||80% in 6 courses taken from HWDSB course offerings during the school year.||80% in 6 senior division courses taken from HWDSB course offerings during the school year.|
Ontario Scholar Requirements
480 = 80%
6 credits (480 marks)
- 12 U, M, C, E or O courses
- 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)
C.T. Lowe Memorial Award
Each year one student from each grade is recognized with the C.T. Lowe Memorial Award. Awarded to the student who achieves the highest point total in their grade for participation in co-curricular activities and has a 71% or higher in their year-end marks.