Alberta Education develops programs of study in both English and French. The programs of study are prescribed by the Minister pursuant to section 39(1) of the School Act. Mandatory requirements for programs and courses are outlined in the programs or courses of study.
The core academic courses at ELJHS are:
- English Language Arts
- Social Studies
Students in the French Immersion program have an additional core academic course which replaces one elective course:
- French Language Arts
All core academic courses at ELJHS are graded according to a percentage scale from 0 to 100%.