Secondary School Programs

The Durham District School Board (DDSB) offers a diverse range of high school courses and programs to meet the individual needs of our students. You can take traditional classes, eLearning courses, tutoring, or engage in hands-on learning through cooperative education.

Some additional opportunities include:

High school orientation

The DDSB provides an extensive orientation program for grade 8 students entering high school. It is recommended that students and families attend these sessions. Speak to your child's teacher to help with the transition to high school.

Plan your education

Durham District School Board (DDSB) provides a variety of resources and transition guides to help students direct their learning. This allows them to receive relevant academic and practical experience regardless of the career pathway they choose.

For Grade 8 students and their families

Prior learning assessment

If you earned high school credits in another province or country, view the Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) page or contact Durham Continuing Education's Credential Centre at 905-436-3211 for information on the process for transferring high school credits to the DDSB.