- The EMSB will accept international students only at the high school level.
- Student placement will be determined according to space availability in our schools and to the academic program which is most appropriate for the student.
- The EMSB takes into consideration your request for a particular school, however, the final decision on any placement is determined solely by the EMSB.
- It should also be noted that the school principal reserves the right to change the grade level or the program of the student if the English language skills are not at the appropriate level.
Secondary I to III (Grade 7 to 9)
Students applying to a high school for Secondary I to Secondary III (Grade 7 to 9) must be able to demonstrate a beginner level proficiency in English (comprehension, written and spoken).
Secondary IV (Grade 10)
Students who register in Secondary IV (Grade 10) must be able to demonstrate an intermediate level proficiency in English (comprehension, written and spoken).
Secondary V (Grade 11)
In Quebec, in order to receive a High School Diploma, students must have successfully accumulated 54 credits in both Secondary IV and V. Students who would like to register as an International Student in this final year must be aware that they will not have earned enough credits to graduate from High School. The EMSB will accept only applications that have been approved by the school principal. If the application is retained, the student must be able to demonstrate an intermediate level proficiency in English (comprehension, written and spoken).