Clearview Public Schools’ Achievement Tests positive

Clearview continues to be the first choice for student learning, showcased in the results in the accountability measures and expected intervention strategies for students at risk, along with a focus on school and division professional development.
“Our staff are committed to do what is best for all students,” comments Peter Barron, Superintendent. “I am proud to share how this commitment is reflected in our results, and that Clearview is providing an excellent and safe place for students to learn.”

Provincial achievement tests

In 2016-2017, Clearview results are very positive. The students in the school division showed strong achievement in Provincial Achievement Tests in both Grades 6 and 9.
Clearview’s achievement is higher than the provincial averages in most subject areas.
Clearview is consistently above provincial average in Acceptable.
In Grade 6, Clearview averages three per cent higher than provincial average.
In Grade 9, Clearview averages 4.4 per cent higher than the provincial average.
Mathematics was impressive in Grade 6, Clearview was 6.9 per cent higher than the province.
In Grade 9, Clearview was 12.4 per cent higher than the province.
Clearview did well in comparison to the province, and will be working to increase the number of students receiving excellence.

High school diploma exams

Overall, Clearview diploma results are positive, with the gap narrowing between the provincial average and Clearview’s diploma exam marks. In addition, in comparing with ourselves from 2016, there have been marked improvements in both January and June in chemistry, ELA 30 – 1, and social studies 30 – 1. There is a very positive upward trajectory.
“Where we are strong, I would like to be stronger; and where there are opportunities for growth, we are ready for improvement,” shared Superintendent Barron. “Starting last year, and a real focus for this year, we will be working with teachers to ensure they have the supports needed to have our high school results be among the best in Alberta.”
Clearview continues to have a high student participation rate on diploma exams evident this year in five of the nine subjects above the province in the areas of biology, chemistry, english 30 – 2, social studies 30 – 1 and social studies 30 – 2.

submitted by Clearview Public Schools


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