How do the courses work?

Toronto e School courses are offered online at  You can register for one or more courses and start a course at any time of the year. All learning materials and resources are presented online and can be accessed 24 hours a day, every day. You will submit assignments electronically and write tests online. Your final mark is determined by a combination of your work in tests, assignments, online collaborations and an exam. You will be assigned an online teacher who will monitor your progress and evaluate your performance and guide you through the online material. Your teacher will be available by email and regular online discussion sessions.

Why take courses with Toronto eSchool?

  • Earn the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • Upgrade marks to meet requirements of University/College admission
  • Retake failed course to get a credit
  • Take a course to free up their timetable, or to earn a credit in advance.
  • Prepare for post-secondary program changes

Is Toronto e School a registered school?

Yes. Toronto eSchool is a  registered Secondary School in the province of Ontario, Canada. We are inspected and accredited by the Ministry of Education of Ontario and are authorized to grant Ontario High School Credits and as well as the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) since 2013. Our school is no different than any other bricks and mortar school such as Humberside Collegiate, or Upper Canada College.  Our Ministry of Education BSID number is 886520.

Can I earn a high school diploma with Toronto eSchool?

Yes. Toronto eSchool is accredited by the Ministry of Education to offer high school credits toward the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) and is recognized by all universities and colleges in Canada and around the world.

Do universities accept credits from Toronto eSchool?

Of course. Toronto e School credits are the same credits from any Ontario High School, public or private. Toronto echool will send a copy of your midterm and final report card to your home school, and OUAC or University/College as well. Each year thousands of Ontario students take online courses that are recorded on their Ontario Student Transcript. These courses become part of their application to post-secondary education around the world.

How long does it take to complete a course?

Toronto eSchool Online is self-directed study, meaning there is no set schedule for a student to follow or due dates to complete assignments. We recommend that you try to complete your course in 4 months. Students who delay the completion of their course often don't finish it. It is in your best interests to schedule your learning so that your course can be completed in a reasonable amount of time. Your teacher will monitor your progress to make sure you are staying on a realistic timeline.

Do I need a textbook?

No. All materials and resources are online. You only need to login to your course at And you can do this from anywhere in the world.

How do I register?

You can register online here: Register. You need to

(1) create your account,

(2)choose your course, and then

(3) choose your payment method.

After you create your account, you will receive an email confirmation of registration and login/password. You will then be prompted for a payment option -PayPal, Visa or Mastercard. You can start your course in minutes.

How to succeed in your Online Course?

Read Me First (PDF).

How do I write tests?

All tests are completed online. Tests have a time limit, so once you start a test you need to complete it within the time limit allowed. You can access a test any time of the day, from anywhere you are logged in.

How do I write the exam?

The exam is completed online. You will need a Toronto eSchool approved proctor to supervise you when you write the exam. You can write the exam at a Toronto eSchool location that is not your home.

Will eShool accept equivalent Credits?

We can assess your transcript from outside Ontario to determine whether equivalent credits can be granted. The assessment will determine how many courses the student needs to complete in order to earn the OSSD. TES will enter the equivalent credits on the student's transcript.

Can I apply for university in OUAC?

We will open an OUAC account for any student whose OSR is hosted by Toronto eSchool. TES will maintain the OUAC account throughout the school year, in which you have a minimum 3 active courses enrolled.

What does part-time/Full-time study mean?

Part-time study refers to students taking one or more courses with Toronto eSchool, while maintaining active status at their home school.

Full-time study refers to students who apply for Toronto eSchool as their home school (the main school at which they take the majority of the courses, and which holds their Ontario Student Record- OSR and may issue them OSSD diploma). It is required to apply for minimum three (3) courses per semester to meet this qualification.

Who will be my teacher?

Each student has a certified teacher throughout their course and will be able to communicate with the teacher via email. Your teacher will answer questions, provide short feedback, and grade assessments. Your online teacher should be the first person you contact with any questions or concerns about your course or course content.

How long does it take to grade my assignments?

Most of the courses provide students with feedback and grading within 5 business days of submission.

Can I still take courses with eSchool while living outside of Canada?

Yes, we welcome students living anywhere in the world. All that you will need to finish your course is a computer and an internet connection.


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