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Program Description

Program Description


St. Charles Adult High School allows you to complete your high school credits in two unique ways - self-paced and teacher taught courses.

Self-paced courses allow you to earn your high school credits within a teacher assisted classroom setting during the day. We employ a continuous intake model in our self-paced classrooms. Students are expected to attend class each day, in the St. Charles classroom, with a teacher present, and will be expected to produce lessons each day for evaluation. Mid-term and final exams will be given for each class. Teachers will interact with their students and will be available for help with course work and lessons.

All Our High School Credit Programs

Teacher Taught:
Self-Paced, In-Class:
PLAR (Earn 17 credits in 6 weeks):
International Languages:
Night School:
Summer School:
Personal Support Worker:
Culinary Arts Program:
Intro to Culinary Arts:

Who May Apply

1. Adults 18 years of age or older.
2. No longer attending a secondary school (students 18 to 21 must have a letter from their last school, signed by the Principal or designate, stating that the student is no longer registered at that school).
3. Eligible to attend school in Ontario.
4. CLB Level 6 (Newcomers to Canada only)

How To Register


Please do not follow the instructions below

Step 1
Call 905.577.0555, Press 5 then press 0 to make an appointment

Note: Appointments are only available at our mountain location

Step 2
Come in for your appointment with the following documents:

1. Official high school transcript (contact your former school if you don't have it)
2. Students who are currently enrolled in high school or have been away from high school for less than a year must get a letter of release stating they are no longer registered. Please contact your former school if you do not have this.
3. Birth certificate or passport
4. Proof of Ontario residency
5. $25 book deposit (we take cash, debit, and Visa). Deposit refunded upon return of book.
6. Immigration Documentation (for landed immigrants or refugees)

Step 3
Your start date can be as early as the next day.

Schedule and Locations

Ongoing registration
Flexible schedule
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 2:39 p.m.
September - June


Mountain Campus:
150 East 5th Street (at Brucedale)
Please call 905-577-0555 press 5 then press 0 (Please do not come in person to register - call and make an appointment)

Main St. E Campus
770 Main Street East
Tel: 905-577-0555 press 8 (Please do not come in person to register - call and make an appointment)


There are no tuition or registration fees for our credit programs. Students must pay a $25.00 refundable book deposit prior to attending class. This fee is returned to the student upon the return of all textbooks used during the class.

We accept VISA, Debit and Cash

$1,032 per credit for visitors to Canada


Valedictorian Ramael Esho Exciting Energy at the 2019 St. Charles Credit, Culinary Arts & PSW Graduation Ceremony

Exciting Energy at the 2019 St. Charles Credit, Culinary Arts & PSW Graduation Ceremony

There were many cheers, lots of clapping, positive energy and even a shout of “I DID IT!” at this year's St. Charles graduation ceremony on June 20th (held at our 150 East 5th location). Credit, Culinary Arts and Personal Support Worker students were all smiles when they earned diplomas and certificates to reward their achievements.

Valedictorian Ramael Esho had good reason to be excited. His journey to that moment hadn’t been easy. While in Iraq he had to leave school for work to support his family. After four years, Ramael was unhappy and decided that education was the way to turn his life around. He came to Canada and took classes at St. Charles to complete his high school diploma.

“We should all feel proud of getting to this point tonight,” he explained, “because it was not an easy journey. We have many more opportunities available to us now, and we have accomplished an important goal.”

We wish all of our proud graduates luck on their new exciting journey, wherever it may take them.

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