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What is the OSSLT? Does IMA help prepare for OSSLT?
The Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) is a standardized test that all secondary school students must successfully complete in order to receive their OSSD. This test measures whether or not students are meeting the minimum standard for literacy across all subjects up to the end of Grade 9. Yes, we will give you academic help in preparation for the test. If you do not...
How can I complete 40 hours of community service if I am taking an online program?
You can submit any documents proving the volunteer or community services that you have done (School events, local service, community volunteer, etc.)
Is An OSSD Earned Through IMA The Same As An OSSD Earned At A Regular Day School?
Yes, it is. Upon completion of all OSSD requirements, we will mail a hard copy of your final transcript and official Ontario Secondary School Diploma to your home address on file. This diploma is issued to us by the Ontario Ministry of Education and is the exact same document as would be issued to you through a traditional day school. Unfortunately, we do not offer formal, in-person...
Do I Need To Register For All Courses At Once? Can I Take One At A Time?
You do not have to register for all credits in a given grade level at the same time. But if you are in the Fast Track program, then you have to register and pay for all 8 courses at once in order to graduate and receive the diploma in 8 months.
I am a current IMA student, how do I know If IMA already has my records?
Students whose records we house will have access to a special tab within their student portal, where they can track their progress towards the OSSD.