Results of PATs and Diploma exams released by school district

Lethbridge School District No. 51 Celebrates Student Achievement

Lethbridge School District No. 51 has once again shown its students, parents and staff continue to work together to support student success. The results of the Grade 6 and Grade 9 Provincial Achievement Tests (PATs), as well as the Grade 12 Diploma exams, are evidence of the school district’s commitment to providing quality programs for all students while the diversity of our population continues to grow. Schools use the results of these provincial assessments to identify areas of strength and areas for growth, with the goal of developing their school education plans.

Highlights of Achievement

Provincial Achievement Tests (Grades 6 and 9)

• A commitment to increasing student engagement has resulted increased percentage of students who participated in our Provincial Achievement tests across all grade levels

• In all Grade 6 subjects, results were close to the Provincial average for the Acceptable Standard, and for Social Studies 6 and Science 6 our School District scored higher than the Provincial average in the Standard of Excellence

• At the Grade 9 level, an increase in achievement for all subjects occurred from last year’s results. The Grade 9 French Immersion results in FLA and Science are above the Provincial average for achieving the Acceptable Standard

Diploma Exams (Grade 12)

• The percentage of district students achieving the Acceptable Standard approached or exceeded the provincial averages in 7 of 11 exams.

• A significant number of students did exceptionally well. In fact, in several exams, a high percentage of students achieved the Standard of Excellence: Math 30-1 (23.3%), Biology 30 (20.6%), Physics 30 (28.4%) and Chemistry 30 (32.6%).

  Please Note: Detailed district results are posted on the Lethbridge School District No. 51 website.

Date posted: Oct. 17, 2017