TLDSB Sees Drop in Grade 3 Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic

Posted: 2018-09-20 07:52:21 By: hbr

Trillium Lakelands District School Board say they are seeing consistency in grade 6 assessments according to results released yesterday by the Education Quality and Assessment Office (EQAO). However, grade 3 results dropped in all three assessment areas - reading, writing, and math.

Reading and writing results in grade 6 are holding steady and indicate a slight decline of 1 per cent in math. The provincial results also dropped by 1 per cent in grade 6 math.

The School Board says it will continue to focus on students with special needs for both grade 3 and grade 6 math.

The Board says Eighty-three per cent of grade 9 TLDSB academic level students achieved levels 3 and 4 in math. TLDSB students at the applied level continue to achieve at levels 3 and 4 at a higher rate than the provincial average.