Assessment and Evaluation

Provincial Results – Grade 3/4 Assessment


Grade 3 Assessment – Reading in English, English Program
(percentage of students)
Reading Competency Year Needs ongoing help Needs some help to meet expectations Meets expectations
Reflects on and sets reading goals Fall 2008 14.8 33.7 51.5
Fall 2009 12.9 31.0 53.7
Fall 2010 12.4 27.9 57.1
Fall 2011 13.5 26.2 58.0
Fall 2012 13.7 28.4 55.1
Fall 2013 12.4 27.0 58.0
Fall 2014 13.6 26.0 57.7
Fall 2015 13.2 26.2 57.9
Fall 2016 13.8 24.8 58.2
Uses strategies during reading to make sense of texts Fall 2008 19.5 17.7 62.9
Fall 2009 13.1 24.4 59.9
Fall 2010 13.3 22.9 61.0
Fall 2011 15.3 24.0 58.3
Fall 2012 14.5 25.0 57.7
Fall 2013 13.3 25.2 58.9
Fall 2014 14.2 25.0 58.1
Fall 2015 14.6 24.5 58.2
Fall 2016 14.0 24.1 58.6
Demonstrates comprehension Fall 2008 15.0 27.3 57.8
Fall 2009 12.7 28.9 55.6
Fall 2010 13.0 27.3 56.8
Fall 2011 14.6 26.1 56.6
Fall 2012 13.8 28.1 55.1
Fall 2013 12.7 26.7 58.0
Fall 2014 13.3 26.7 57.2
Fall 2015 13.8 26.1 57.3
Fall 2016 13.7 25.1 57.9

 

Grade 3 Assessment – Reading in English, French Immersion Program
(percentage of students)
Reading Competency Year Needs ongoing help Needs some help to meet expectations Meets expectations
Reflects on and sets reading goals Fall 2008 7.9 28.9 63.2
Fall 2009 4.7 26.3 68.7
Fall 2010 7.2 20.8 72.0
Fall 2011 4.0 22.0 73.6
Fall 2012 3.5 19.8 76.8
Fall 2013 5.8 23.0 71.1
Fall 2014 4.5 18.7 76.5
Fall 2015 4.9 19.1 75.7
Fall 2016 4.2 15.5 80.1
Uses strategies during reading to make sense of texts Fall 2008 11.0 13.7 75.3
Fall 2009 7.9 18.2 73.6
Fall 2010 7.3 16.1 76.5
Fall 2011 7.2 17.5 74.8
Fall 2012 5.3 17.5 77.1
Fall 2013 7.9 18.9 73.0
Fall 2014 6.6 18.1 75.0
Fall 2015 7.3 16.3 75.9
Fall 2016 6.6 18.2 74.9
Demonstrates comprehension Fall 2008 6.9 21.4 71.7
Fall 2009 6.8 20.9 71.9
Fall 2010 5.3 19.2 75.1
Fall 2011 5.5 20.9 73.2
Fall 2012 4.0 21.9 74.0
Fall 2013 6.1 22.4 71.2
Fall 2014 5.0 20.1 74.5
Fall 2015 5.4 17.2 76.8
Fall 2016 4.8 18.2 76.7

 

Grade 4 Assessment – Reading in French, Grade 4 French Immersion Program
(percentage of students)
Reading Competency Year Needs ongoing help Needs some help to meet expectations Meets expectations
Reflects on and sets reading goals Fall 2008 14.8 33.7 51.5
Fall 2009 12.9 31.0 53.7
Fall 2010 12.4 27.9 57.1
Fall 2011 13.5 26.2 58.0
Fall 2012 7.2 31.0 61.2
Fall 2013 6.4 27.9 65.2
Fall 2014 8.3 25.4 65.9
Fall 2015 8.0 23.3 67.8
Fall 2016 6.6 25.2 67.2
Uses strategies during reading to make sense of texts Fall 2008 19.5 17.7 62.9
Fall 2009 13.1 24.4 59.9
Fall 2010 13.3 22.9 61.0
Fall 2011 15.3 24.0 58.3
Fall 2012 12.0 26.0 61.4
Fall 2013 11.1 24.1 64.3
Fall 2014 12.2 27.2 60.1
Fall 2015 11.2 23.3 63.9
Fall 2016 9.4 25.4 64.1
Demonstrates comprehension Fall 2008 15.0 27.3 57.8
Fall 2009 12.7 28.9 55.6
Fall 2010 13.0 27.3 56.8
Fall 2011 14.6 26.1 56.6
Fall 2012 9.7 28.0 61.7
Fall 2013 8.6 23.2 67.4
Fall 2014 10.7 26.9 61.8
Fall 2015 8.8 24.8 65.0
Fall 2016 8.4 25.1 65.4

 

Grade 3 Assessment – Reading in French, Français Program
(percentage of students)
Reading Competency Year Needs ongoing help Needs some help to meet expectations Meets expectations
Reflects on and sets reading goals Fall 2008 12.4 19.7 67.9
Fall 2009 8.6 18.5 72.0
Fall 2010 6.8 17.4 71.9
Fall 2011 9.6 14.2 72.7
Fall 2012 8.7 28.6 60.2
Fall 2013 10.9 24.7 61.9
Fall 2014 7.3 29.5 60.8
Fall 2015 7.7 20.8 69.5
Fall 2016 7.8 25.6 61.4
Uses strategies during reading to make sense of texts Fall 2008 15.8 20.0 64.2
Fall 2009 11.0 25.7 62.1
Fall 2010 7.0 22.4 66.7
Fall 2011 10.4 20.5 65.1
Fall 2012 8.5 24.8 64.3
Fall 2013 9.3 25.3 62.6
Fall 2014 10.1 20.9 66.6
Fall 2015 8.4 16.9 73.1
Fall 2016 10.0 21.6 64.2
Demonstrates comprehension Fall 2008 16.1 23.7 60.3
Fall 2009 12.1 25.7 61.0
Fall 2010 9.1 26.8 60.2
Fall 2011 11.1 23.0 61.8
Fall 2012 8.3 29.4 59.5
Fall 2013 11.1 18.9 67.2
Fall 2014 12.1 20.5 64.9
Fall 2015 9.2 15.5 72.3
Fall 2016 9.1 22.2 64.2

Note: Changes to the numeracy competencies were made in 2009.

Grade 3 Assessment – Numeracy, English Program
(percentage of students)
Numeracy Competency Year Needs ongoing help Needs some help to meet expectations Meets expectations
Predicts an element in a repeating pattern Fall 2009 7.8 41.6 48.7
Fall 2010 7.6 36.9 53.4
Fall 2011 9.1 36.8 52.3
Fall 2012 7.8 37.2 53.0
Fall 2013 7.6 35.9 54.7
Fall 2014 6.9 36.2 55.1
Fall 2015 7.7 34.2 56.1
Fall 2016 8.3 33.3 56.2
Understands that equal symbol represents an equality of terms on either side of the symbol Fall 2009 17.6 38.2 42.2
Fall 2010 17.8 36.6 43.3
Fall 2011 17.9 35.0 45.2
Fall 2012 16.6 36.2 45.2
Fall 2013 15.0 35.3 47.7
Fall 2014 14.7 34.9 48.4
Fall 2015 14.2 33.3 50.5
Fall 2016 15.0 32.4 50.3
Understands that a given whole number may be represented in a variety of ways (to 100) Fall 2009 10.5 29.0 58.5
Fall 2010 11.1 27.2 59.4
Fall 2011 12.4 27.1 58.6
Fall 2012 12.0 27.9 58.0
Fall 2013 10.9 26.1 61.0
Fall 2014 10.6 26.9 60.5
Fall 2015 10.9 25.2 61.9
Fall 2016 11.6 24.7 61.4
Uses various mental math strategies to determine answers to addition and
subtraction questions to 18
Fall 2009 15.5 36.6 45.8
Fall 2010 15.1 33.8 48.7
Fall 2011 16.3 35.0 46.8
Fall 2012 15.3 34.2 48.1
Fall 2013 14.1 34.4 49.4
Fall 2014 13.1 33.8 50.8
Fall 2015 12.7 32.0 53.1
Fall 2016 13.7 30.4 53.5

 

Grade 3 Assessment – Numeracy, French Immersion Program
(percentage of students)
Numeracy Competency Year Needs ongoing help Needs some help to meet expectations Meets expectations
Predicts an element in a repeating pattern Fall 2009 4.9 40.2 54.7
Fall 2010 3.3 32.2 64.4
Fall 2011 6.1 30.9 62.9
Fall 2012 4.3 29.7 66.0
Fall 2013 4.4 32.3 63.3
Fall 2014 2.6 30.6 66.5
Fall 2015 2.0 28.1 69.6
Fall 2016 3.2 30.3 66.3
Understands that equal symbol represents an equality of terms on either side of the symbol Fall 2009 11.3 36.6 51.8
Fall 2010 13.6 34.7 51.6
Fall 2011 9.9 36.2 53.8
Fall 2012 6.6 33.8 59.5
Fall 2013 7.4 31.2 61.2
Fall 2014 6.8 29.9 62.9
Fall 2015 6.3 27.8 65.5
Fall 2016 6.7 26.1 67.0
Understands that a given whole number may be represented in a variety of ways (to 100) Fall 2009 6.2 30.1 63.5
Fall 2010 5.3 26.2 68.5
Fall 2011 5.5 29.6 64.8
Fall 2012 4.1 24.9 70.9
Fall 2013 3.8 25.2 70.8
Fall 2014 3.0 20.7 75.8
Fall 2015 3.4 19.8 76.3
Fall 2016 3.8 19.6 76.4
Uses various mental math strategies to determine answers to addition and
subtraction questions to 18
Fall 2009 10.8 38.2 50.6
Fall 2010 9.0 35.4 55.4
Fall 2011 10.9 35.8 53.0
Fall 2012 9.4 30.6 59.7
Fall 2013 8.2 30.5 60.9
Fall 2014 6.7 29.9 62.8
Fall 2015 8.0 24.7 66.7
Fall 2016 6.5 27.6 65.5

 

Grade 3 Assessment – Numeracy, Français Program
(percentage of students)
Numeracy Competency Year Needs ongoing help Needs some help to meet expectations Meets expectations
Predicts an element in a repeating pattern Fall 2009 4.2 37.6 57.5
Fall 2010 3.9 32.6 62.8
Fall 2011 2.8 30.1 66.6
Fall 2012 3.9 35.2 60.0
Fall 2013 5.1 32.3 61.9
Fall 2014 3.2 31.5 64.9
Fall 2015 3.1 30.3 66.0
Fall 2016 5.3 43.4 49.6
Understands that equal symbol represents an equality of terms on either side of the symbol Fall 2009 11.7 32.0 55.6
Fall 2010 6.0 29.9 63.0
Fall 2011 8.9 33.7 56.7
Fall 2012 12.6 32.5 53.9
Fall 2013 14.9 36.9 46.7
Fall 2014 12.3 36.4 49.8
Fall 2015 12.2 27.5 59.7
Fall 2016 13.8 35.2 49.4
Understands that a given whole number may be represented in a variety of ways (to 100) Fall 2009 3.3 19.4 76.6
Fall 2010 4.7 18.8 76.0
Fall 2011 5.8 12.9 80.0
Fall 2012 5.6 19.9 73.1
Fall 2013 5.1 26.0 67.7
Fall 2014 5.0 21.1 72.6
Fall 2015 7.5 15.9 75.6
Fall 2016 5.3 16.7 76.9
Uses various mental math strategies to determine answers to addition and
subtraction questions to 18
Fall 2009 11.4 37.6 50.2
Fall 2010 10.7 34.9 53.9
Fall 2011 10.6 28.1 60.5
Fall 2012 8.5 43.7 45.9
Fall 2013 11.4 31.3 56.1
Fall 2014 9.3 32.1 56.7
Fall 2015 7.7 28.9 62.5
Fall 2016 8.1 32.0 59.1