The Primary Purpose of Assessment, Evaluation, Grading and Reporting is to Improve Student Learning.
are structured reporting times and Parent-Teacher-Student conferencing
times following mid-term reports. Assessment and evaluation is based on
the student's achievement of course expectations related to the four
categories of knowledge and skills in the Curriculum Grades 9 – 12
- Knowledge / Understanding
- Thinking and Inquiry
- Application / Making Connection
will use subject specific “Level of Achievement Charts” found in the
Ontario Curriculum as the basis for all assessment and evaluation. The
following table provides a summary description of achievement in each
percentage grade range with the corresponding level of achievement:
|Percentage Grade Range
|A very high to outstanding level of achievement.
Achievement is above the provincial standard
|A high level of achievement.
Achievement is at the provincial standard.
|A moderate level of achievement.
Achievement is below, but approaching the provincial standard.
|A passable level of achievement.
Achievement is below the provincial level
|Insufficient achievement of curriculum expectations.
A credit will not be granted.
3 (70-79%) is the provincial standard. Teachers and parents can be
confident that students who are achieving at level 3 are well prepared
for work in the next grade or the next course.
of the evaluation is based on classroom work and may be determined
through a variety of methods such as ongoing class demonstrations,
presentations, essays, performances and classroom tests and quizzes.
of the evaluation is based on a final summative evaluation that may be
determined through a variety of methods in the latter portion of the
course. These could include a portfolio, essay, examination and/or
demonstration. This final evaluation reflects the range and level of
student skills and knowledge towards the conclusion of the course.