There are three school boards in Algoma:
• Algoma District School Board
• Huron Superior Catholic District School Board
• Conseil Scolaire Catholique du Nouvel-Ontario
Each of these schools have wonderful programs and excellent staff. Check out which one is near you!
40 Hours Community Service Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) - Gr. 10 Literacy Test (EQAO)
Academic Upgrading Program – Sault College – The program offers high school course equivalents for College admission in English, math, physics, chemistry or biology courses. Including the option to get a high school equivalent certificate the ACE – Academic and Career Entrance.
Advanced Placement - Advanced Placement is a program for high-achieving elementary and secondary students that allows them to get a head start on their secondary school or post-secondary school education. This program is open to all students in Sault Ste. Marie and is available at St. Mary’s College.
Cooperative Education - an opportunity for all senior students in high school to combine classroom learning with practical experience in the workplace. The classroom extends into the community where the teacher and employer work together to provide hands-on learning activities that are related to the student’s subject area. Students can earn two or more diploma credits in the academic, business and technology areas.
Dual Credits - Students participate in apprenticeship training and post-secondary courses, earning dual credits that count towards both their high school diploma and their post-secondary diploma, degree or apprenticeship certification.
Early Access Program - The Early Access Program is recently being offered by Algoma University to High School students. It is for High School students who want to take a University course after school to gain credits.
Eco EDventure - The Eco EDventure program offers students a variety of courses that are designed to develop both core secondary school skills such as mathematics as well as specialty skills unique to this program such as map creation.
E-Learning - e-Learning - taking courses over the Internet. Courses are offered online to help give students more flexibility in the path they follow through high school, which leads to greater opportunities for success down the road.
French Immersion – Opportunities are offered for students to learn in both official Canadian languages.
International Baccalaureate - The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme is a demanding two-year, pre-university course of study which is recognized by universities world-wide. Graduates of the IB programme who have achieved high academic standing are often offered university scholarships and awarded first year university credits.
Motive Power Program - The Algoma District School Board, in partnership with Sault College, offers an innovative program for students interested in pursuing a career in Motive Power Trades.
Native Studies – These programs are developed to improve student achievement among First Nation, Metis, and Inuit students.
School College Work Initiative - Get a jump start on College by exploring the School College Work Initiative (SCWI) at Sault College. You can earn dual credits and get apprenticeship training levels. Check out the course offerings.
School College Work Initiative Program - The School-College-Work Initiative Program is meant to provide a unique opportunity for students to work toward completing an Ontario Secondary School Diploma.
Specialist High Skills Major(SHSM) - A SHSM is a ministry-approved specialized program that allows students to focus their learning on a specific economic sector while meeting the requirements to graduate from secondary school. It also assists in their transition after graduation to apprenticeship training, college, university or the workplace. SHSMs are available in the following sectors:
Arts & Culture | Business | Construction | Energy | Environment | Health & Wellness | Hospitality & Tourism | Manufacturing | Sports
Huron Superior Catholic District School Board SHSM
Summer School - Summer and night school courses may be available for students who wish to earn additional credits, retake courses they have not successfully completed, improve achievement in a course or take transfer courses. See your Guidance Counselor for further details about courses and availability. Some courses are offered through e-Learning.