International Languages – Secondary School Credit program is open to:
students under 18 currently attending day classes at ANY Secondary School
students over 18 currently earning secondary school credits in any other program at St. Louis
any adult who is an Ontario resident
What you will learn:
All language credit courses, follow Ministry of Education guidelines and are accepted as credits towards an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). Current graduation requirements recognize at least one credit in a third language and learning one of these languages may also be used toward a WCDSB International Certificate. St. Louis offers up to 3 credits in each language and it take 110 hours of instruction to earn a credit. At the beginning of Secondary School Credit class, teachers describe course outlines, learning outcomes, class expectations, attendance, assignments and culminating activities.
If you already have your OSSD and you are interested in pursuing formal education of learning a language for work, leisure or post-secondary purposes, the credit earned will be applied to your high school transcript, upon request.
If you are interested in this program, and unsure if it is right for you, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Registration for 2023-24 school year classes is now CLOSED
Registration for 2024-2025 opens in February for in-person classes beginning September 2024.
Possible Languages offered: Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish
Please complete the following form and a St. Louis Guidance Counsellor will be assigned to assist you:
Guidance Intake Form
Documents: New to WCDSB and WRDSB need to upload a copy of their most recent transcript, and a verified ID in the New Student Information Form. The Transcript upload in the guidance intake is optional, but helpful.
Please note: Your registration is not complete until you have provided us with a transcript from your last high school, and verified your ID. You can upload these documents through the New Student Information Form or this link: https://lf.wcdsb.ca/forms/CED002F or email your documents to: StLouisGuidance@wcdsb.ca
Current and Previous St Louis students
Please complete the following forms:
Guidance Intake Form – for assistance with course selection, and/or academic planning
International Languages Course Offerings – coming February for 2024-2025 school year
International Languages Course Selection Form – coming February for 2024-2025 school year
Portuguese is being considered at St. Benedict CSS, 50 Saginaw Parkway, Cambridge on Monday evenings from 5:30pm – 9:00pm for the 2024-2025 school, pending enrolment.
Currently Portuguese is only offered at Kitchener Main Campus, 80 Young Street, Kitchener. Registration is closed for the current school year. New registrations will be accepted in February 2024 for in-person classes starting September 2024.