Preparing For Graduation

The Department of Education in NB is currently reviewing its requirements for graduation.

Graduation Requirements

At the time of writing, the following courses must be completed:

  • At least two years of a secondary language
  • 2-4 years of history
  • 2-4 years of science
  • 2-4 years of math
  • 4 years of English


In anticipation of university or college entrance or any vocational training program, parents should also do the following:

  • prepare a thorough transcript of high school level work
  • award a diploma
  • specify an actual high school graduation date

Additional Info

  • Occasionally, tests may be required by a college or university for additional verification
  • HENB does not currently host a graduation ceremony but often posts graduation photos in a slide show to show at its annual HENB Conference
  • Parents should contact post-secondary institutions early to determine specific requirements for admission as each of them are slightly different
  • HENB is currently meeting with NBCC to determine admission requirements for home educated teens