General Newfoundland and Labrador High School Admission Requirements

  • 5 academic Grade 12 courses with an overall average of 60%:
    • 1 course must be English 3201
    • 3 courses must be Standard (see chart below for Standard courses)
    • The 5th course may be a Standard or Non-Standard course carrying normal weight (see list below for Non-Standard courses)
      • Cannot be Special Projects or Work Experience
      • 2 courses of lower course weight may be substituted for the 5th course
  • Meet any Program-Specific Requirements
  • English Proficiency


Alternative Admission Requirements:

  • An applicant who cannot present 5 acceptable courses, but can present a 70% average on 4 courses, may be admitted as an Unclassified Student to take an approved course for credit.  A grade of C- or better in the course will allow the student to be considered for regular admission in the following term. 

If you don’t think you are eligible for admission into King’s, don’t lose hope!  Contact one of our Admissions Counsellors and they will be happy to review your options with you.


Standard Courses


Algebra Other Math Calculus Social Studies  Science Fine Arts
3200-level language

Math 3200

Academic Math 3201

Math 3208

World History 3201,
World Geography 3202

Biology 3201,
Chemistry 3202,
Physics 3204,
Earth Systems 3209

Art & Design 3200,
Ensemble Perf 3105,
Appl Mus 3206


Non-Standard Courses

A maximum of one Non-Standard course may be presented for admission:

  • Canadian Literature 3205
  • Christian Leadership 3204
  • ENVS 3205
  • Folk Literature 3203
  • Geology 3223
  • Global Issues 3205
  • Literature 3206