York Region students outpace provincial peers in EQAO testing

The Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) has released the results of the 2016-17 annual assessments completed in grades 3, 6, 9 and 10 for the last school year. The EQAO assessments focus on the areas of reading, writing and mathematics for grades 3 and 6, and mathematics for grade 9. The Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) assesses grade 10 students’ proficiency in reading and writing. According to the latest results, students in both the York Region District School Board (YRDSB) and York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) continue to exceed provincial averages in all areas of testing....

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