Find the Program That’s Perfect for You

Whether you’re looking for a short-term program or want to study in New Brunswick for one semester, a full year or multiple years, we have a range of high school and middle school options to choose from.

No matter which program you choose, our students have the opportunity to study in a New Brunswick public school and live with a New Brunswick host family.

While in school, students are able to choose from a wide variety of subjects that are taught by certified teachers using the New Brunswick curriculum. After school, students can choose to participate in a variety of extracurricular activities based on their interests.

Long-Term Program

Long-Term Programs

Short-Term Programs

EECD Yearly School Calendar


Month Dates Events
August 28 Full Administration Day
29-30 Council Day
September 1 Full Administration Day
4 Labour Day
5 First Day of Classes
October 2 National Day for Truth and Reconcilation
9 Thanksgiving Day
November 13 Remembrance Day
December 22 Last Day of Classes
January 8 First day of Classes
26 Last day of 1st semester
31 1st day of 2nd semester
February 19 Family Day
March 4-8 March Break
29 Good Friday
April 1 Easter Monday
May 3 Council Day
20 Victoria Day
June 25 Last Day for Students
26 Full Administration Day

* Please visit your school district website for additional information.
** Please note that this calendar may be subject to change.**

Subjects Available in New Brunswick High Schools

Grade 9 and 10 Prescribed Courses

  • English Language Arts/EAL
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Personal Development, Career Planning and Human Ecology
  • Social Studies
  • French
  • Visual Arts, Music, Physical Education and Health and Broad-Based Technology

Subjects Available in New Brunswick Middle Schools

  • Art
  • Health (English & French Immersion)
  • English Language Arts (Reading & Writing)
  • French Second Language (Core)
  • French Second Language (Immersion)
  • Guidance (Personal Development)
  • Mathematics (English & French Immersion)
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Science (English & French Immersion)
  • Social Studies (English & French Immersion)
  • Technology

New Brunswick High School Graduation Requirements

Students can earn a New Brunswick High School Diploma if they have not already graduated from High School in their home country. Length of program will be determined by the number of eligible / transferrable credits from the student’s current school and the student’s proficiency in the English Language.

In order to graduate, you must meet all of the following requirements:

Graduation Requirements

Number of Credits 1 2 3 4 5
Grade 12 Courses
English Language Proficiency Assessment
English 11
Financial Workplace Mathematics OR Foundations of Mathematics
Modern History
Fine Arts & Life Role Development
English 12

Note: Students take five courses per semester. There are 90 credit hours per course per semester.

As of September 2020, grade 10 students will be required to complete 18 credits for graduation in June of 2023, two of which must be Math credits. Numbers, Relations and Functions 10 will be considered a credit and will be a prerequisite for Foundations of Math 11 and which is required for the Pre-Calculus 11 pathway.

New Brunswick High School Profile