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Japan

Equivalents to high school graduation from other countries

Please note, all grades will be converted to the BC high school grading scale:

A 86-100%
B 73-85%
C+ 67-72%
C 60-66%
C- 50-59%
F 0-49%

Japan High School Equivalencies

Completion of the following is considered equivalent to BC secondary school graduation:

  • Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho (Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate)
  • Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shosho (Upper Secondary School Certificate of Graduation)
RequirementAcceptable course from Japan
English   
English 11 Not Accepted
English 12 Not Accepted
Math  
Principles of Math 11 Math at the Grade 11 or Senior Year 2 level
Principles of Math 12 Math at the Grade 12 or Senior Year 3 level
Sciences  
Biology 11 Biology at the Grade 11 or Senior Year 2 level
Biology 12 Biology at the Grade 12 or Senior Year 3 level
Chemistry 11 Chemistry at the Grade 11 or Senior Year 2 level
Chemistry 12 Chemistry at the grade 12 or Senior Year 3 level
Physics 11 Physics at the Grade 11 or Senior Year 2 level
Physics 12 Physics at the Grade 12 or Senior Year 3 level
Approved Grade 12 courses  
Japanese 12 Japanese Language at the Grade 12 or Senior Year 3 level

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