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High School Completion

graduation2.jpgIt's never too late to complete high school. Surrey Schools offers a variety of options for students of all ages to complete secondary school or its equivalent and to meet their individual needs. Students can take academic courses to:

  • Complete the requirements for a BC Adult or High School Completion Diploma
  • Meet post-secondary entrance requirements
  • Spend extra time on a difficult course
  • Improve marks or repeat a failed course

Qualified students may receive free tuition for academic courses.

Contact your nearest adult education centre or Surrey Connect for more information.


High School Completion programs

Grades 10, 11 and 12

  • Courses are offered in a variety of subject areas, including English, humanities, mathematics, business education and sciences. Students take these courses to complete a Graduation Diploma, to prepare for post-secondary studies or to upgrade current marks. 

Grades 10, 11 and 12 courses are offered at Invergarry Adult Education Centre.

Grades 11 and 12 courses are offered at Queen Elizabeth Adult Education Centre.


Graduation diplomas

  • Regular Dogwood

Students who graduate from regular high school receive a Dogwood diploma. This may be a viable option for students who are just a few credits short of graduation. An advisor can assist with determining which classes to choose for the 2004 graduation program.

  • Adult Dogwood

The Adult Dogwood is a fast, efficient route to graduation and readiness for post-secondary education or the workplace. Students must be 18 or older and out of school for at least an academic year.

Visit the Continuing Education department website.


Online study option (Surrey Connect) 

Surrey Connect Secondary offers adult students the ability to either upgrade their regular Dogwood Diploma, or to complete their Adult Dogwood Diploma. Adult students can benefit from the flexibility of online education. There are more than 100 online and text-based courses offered, including advanced placement sciences and math. All courses have online teacher support as well as face-to-face teacher tutorials. There is also online conferencing, lab work, group study and personalized instruction.

For more information visit the Surrey Connect website.

Note: Since 2007, the Ministry of Education's Education Guarantee (EG) has provided tuition-free courses to graduated adults seeking to upgrade their high school education. As of May 2012, the ministry implemented changes to the EG in two phases. Also, review courses funded under the EG.> Skip Navigation LinksSurrey Schools > Adult Education > High School Completion