Reading and Writing up, but Math scores down in Kitchener Waterloo

schools resultsAccording to board-by-board test results for 2011 standardized testing, in Waterloo Region and across the province math scores are down. The testing found:

70% of Grade 3 Catholic students in Waterloo Region met the provincial standard for math. That’s down from 74% the year before.

65% of Grade 3 public school board students in Waterloo Region met the provincial standard for math. That’s down from 66% the year before.

58% or Grade 6, Catholic students in Waterloo Region met the provincial standard for a second straight year, down from 64% in 2009.

58% or Grade 6, public school board students in Waterloo Region met the provincial standard. This represents a five-year low.

39% of Grade 9 students across Waterloo Region met the provincial standard in applied math. This is three points below the Ontario average.

The good news is reading and writing results are up. Both boards showed 72% of students making the provincial standard in Grade 6 writing, one point below the provincial average.

For complete results please visit the Education Quality and Accountability Office website.

 

More on schools and how they rank across Waterloo Region:

Waterloo Region School Rankings 2009-2010

Where are the best schools in Kitchener Waterloo?

 

 

 

 

 

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