Student Success & Completion
School is about the successful journey students experience from early learning, through all grades, to high school completion, and beyond.
- Children have an excellent start to their learning journey in Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten.
- Students at elementary and middle schools have a strong foundation in literacy and numeracy.
- Students experience effective transitions between grades and between schools.
- Students experience character education programming in Grades 1-9.
- Students in high school will be engaged in personalized and flexible learning environments while being supported by meaningful relationships in the school.
- Develop common practices across the district to create a literacy-rich environment that includes: strong emphasis on oral language, phonological awareness, alphabet knowledge, and print awareness.
- Develop common practices across the district to create learning environments that focus on exploration, play, and inquiry.
- Strategies as outlined in the priority of Literacy & Numeracy.
- Develop a task force for successful transitions (by grade and school).
- Monitor and respond to student progress throughout each reporting period.
- Continue, and refine, the district’s attendance tracking process and increase the focus of the school-based Learning Team to support improved attendance.
- Provide transition support for First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students.
- Highlight and promote the character education programming in district schools.
Continue the implementation of the Moving Forward with High School Redesign project.
Increase the use of My Blueprint at all high schools to support career exploration and development activities.
Continue to monitor student academic progress and respond appropriately.
- Data from the Kindergarten Early Years Evaluation - Teacher Assessment (EYE-TA).
- Overall satisfaction with the quality of basic education. (AE)
- High school completion rate of students within three, four, and five years of entering Grade 10. (AE)
- High school to post-secondary transition rate of students within six years of entering Grade 10. (AE)
- Students identified with attendance issues. (RDP)
- Overall agreement that students model the characteristics of active citizenship. (AE)
- Overall satisfaction with the opportunity for students to receive a broad program of studies, including fine arts, career, technology, health and physical education. (AE)
- Overall percentage of students and parents who feel students are prepared for the next grade level, who feel students will complete high school, and who feel students have a plan for life beyond high school. (RDP)