Hardship Policy


No student will be denied the opportunity to participate in a course and/or activity associated with a course or specialty program in which they are enrolled because of financial hardship.

  1. Parents/Guardians and/or students should contact the principal in order that confidential, respectful and discreet arrangements can be made to ensure that a student is not denied an opportunity to participate in a course, program or activity.
  2. Principals have a responsibility to ensure that students are not excluded from a course, class, program or activity due to financial hardship. Principals will ensure that such cases are handled in a confidential, respectful and discreet manner.
  3. Any decision to refuse financial assistance may be appealed to the Superintendent.
  4. All procedures to determine financial hardship will be in compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act legislation.