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South Hill Education Centre Youth Program


Monday - Thursday 1:15  - 6:30 pm

Friday                        1:15 - 5:15 pm

 at South Hill Education Centre

6010 Fraser  Street


Program Description:
  •  South Hill Youth Program operates from 1:15 pm to late afternoons/early evenings Monday through Friday at South Hill Education Centre. The program is intended for students who have struggled to succeed in the regular system due to attendance, work, or family issues. The program offers a variety of individualized, self-paced courses. Students work at their own pace in a supportive environment to complete Grade 11 and 12 academic and elective courses. 

Student Profile:

South HIll Youth Program is intended for youth, ages 16 (as of July 1st 2018) - 18 years of age who:

  • have struggled to succeed in regular secondary school, and
  • are able to study in a self-paced supportive, flexible program and require .
This program may not be well-suited for Students whose educational background requires specialized assistance as support services available through the K-12 system may not be available.

Academic Goal:

Our goal is to provide students with individualized, self-paced learning in a structured, supportive environment.  Students work towards their high school graduation, and pursue either the 80 credit Dogwood or Adult Dogwood diploma.

Entry and Referral:

Intake for the South Hill Youth Program takes place through August and September. Students may phone to make an appointment to meet the instructor, and should bring with them all report cards / transcripts, photo ID and citizenship information. If students have been out of school for a while, they will write a Math and English assessment. Students may also be recommended to our program through academic advisors and K-12 school counsellors.
Students may be admitted during other times of the year with permission from the Principal.

Program Staffing:

One full-time teacher and a part-time instructional assistant.  An academic advisor and an outreach worker are available on site to provide additional support.