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Ontario Secondary Curriculum

Secondary Curriculum and Graduate Expectations

Assessment and Evaluation

To maintain high standards and improve student learning, assessment, evaluation, and reporting in HWCDSB schools will be based on the policies and practices described in the following documents.

Board Policies - Admissions and Placement:

Growing Success: Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting in Ontario Schools ...

Literacy and Numeracy

Parents are encouraged to support their child’s ongoing development of their literacy and numeracy skills even as the child moves into adolescence.

To find out more on how you can help: ...

Student Success

The HWCDSB recognizes that each young person has his or her own unique interests, goals and strengths and every student should have the same opportunity to succeed and graduate from secondary school. Schools have responded to this with more high-quality course options inside and outside of the classroom and more one-on-one support when students need extra help.

HWCDSB secondary schools are working with community partners including employers, colleges, and universities to help our students focus on their interests and support their learning. All partners in education are working together to reach every student by meeting their needs, interests and strengths, engaging them in learning and better preparing them for graduation and beyond. ...

For more information contact Student Services at your child’s secondary school.

More Information and Contact

For more information on the above topics, please contact Student Services at your child’s secondary school.

High School Transcripts

Your transcript remains on file at your high school for 5 years after you leave. After that time, it is forwarded to the board’s Records Centre.

Persons wishing to obtain a copy of their high school transcript will be charged an administration fee of $20.00. Additional copies can be obtained for $5.00 per transcript.

To obtain a copy of your high school transcript, please download the request form and mail it in with your payment to:

Records Centre
Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board
90 Mulberry Street, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3R9

Payment can be made by cash, cheque or money order, payable to HWCDSB.

Requests can also be made by phone at 905-525-2930, ext. 1772 or by fax at 905-387-6703.

Receipts will be provided.