EQAO Results Show Need For Improvement

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There is a lot of work to be done in local schools, if the results from the latest EQAO tests are any indication.

The Education Quality and Accountability Office released its latest Grade 3 and Grade 6 testing results on Wednesday.

At the Thames Valley District School Board, the percentage of students that met the provincial standard for reading, writing, and math was below the provincial average in both grades.

The Grade 3 results showed 59% met the provincial standard in reading (70% provincial average), 63% met the standard in writing (78% provincial average), and 56% met the standard in math (67% provincial average).

For Grade 6, it was 73% inĀ readingĀ (79% provincial average), 68% writing (78% provincial average), and 48% in math (54% provincial average).

The results at the London District Catholic School Board were closer to the provincial averages.

The Grade 3 results showed 649% met the provincial standard in reading (70% provincial average), 74% met the standard in writing (78% provincial average), and 58% met the standard in math (67% provincial average).

For Grade 6, it was 79% in reading (79% provincial average), 79% writing (78% provincial average), and 53% in math (54% provincial average).

Individual school results can be found by clicking here.