OSSD: Ontario Secondary School Diploma


As an Ontario Ministry of Education Inspected Secondary School, Odyssey Heights School for Girls offers the Ontario Secondary School Diploma. OSSD courses run concurrently with the Montessori Secondary I and II curriculum. In grades 11 and 12 some OSSD courses are combined Ontario Secondary, Pre-AP or AP, and Montessori Secondary II courses. Grade 8 students take 1 to 4 Reach Ahead Ontario Secondary School credits in physical education, the arts, and/or technology, providing them with more flexibility in scheduling in grades 11 and 12.

Odyssey Heights offers a university preparatory program consisting of courses developed to meet or exceed the requirements of the Ontario Ministry of Education. The Ontario secondary school system is organized so that each student may select courses suited to her interests, abilities, and goals for the future. The result is a credit system with many subject choices. A credit is defined as the successful completion of a course for which a minimum of 110 hours has been scheduled.