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Alberta Education Requirements

At the junior high level, schools must provide access to 950 hours of instruction per year in each grade.  The minimum recommended time allotment (hours per year) for each part of the program is:

Language Arts - 150 hours or more per year            
Mathematics - 100 hours or more per year            
Science - 100 hours or more per year            
Social Studies - 100 hours or more per year
Physical Education/Health - 75 hours or more per year             
Complementary Courses - 150 hours or more per year            
Unspecified Core and/or Complementary Time - 275 hours per year

Total minimum instructional time - 950 hours