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Seventy-two percent of Grade 3 students and eighty-one percent of Grade 6 students met the provincial reading standard. That’s an increase of six percentage points in both grades since 2012.
Half of all Grade 6 students did not meet the provincial math standard in 2016.
With some fluctuations over the past few years, the 2016 achievement results in both the Grade 9 academic and applied math courses are within one percentage point of those achieved by students in 2012.
Percentage of Grade 9 Students at or Above the Provincial Standard
1Provincial-level results from the English-language school system for EQAO’s primary division, junior division and Grade 9 assessments were not available in 2015. Due to teacher federation labour disruptions, a significant proportion of schools did not participate in the provincial assessments that school year. In 2016, elementary schools in the Toronto Catholic District School Board and secondarys chools in the Trillium Lakelands District School Board did not participate in the assessments due to ongoing labour issues.