N.L. high school grad­u­a­tion rate at 93.3 per cent

Advertiser (Grand Falls) - - Editorial - RE­VISED PRO­POSAL

High school stu­dents in the prov­ince posted fi­nal grades on par with those from re­cent years with a slight bump in the scores for math­e­mat­ics.

High school tran­scripts have been mailed to stu­dents through­out the prov­ince.

The grad­u­a­tion rate, 93.3 per cent, is the high­est in re­cent his­tory in the prov­ince for el­i­gi­ble July grad­u­ates and will climb once Au­gust and Novem­ber sup­ple­men­tary ex­ams have been com­pleted, ac­cord­ing to a re­lease from the De­part­ment of Education and Child­hood De­vel­op­ment.

“This has been an­other suc­cess­ful year for our high school stu­dents. Ap­prox­i­mately 74 per cent of our grad­u­at­ing stu­dents achieved hon­ours or aca­demic diplo­mas, an in­crease of al­most two per­cent­age points from last year,” Education and Early Child­hood De­vel­op­ment Min­is­ter Dale Kirby said. The per­cent­ages listed re­flect the av­er­age fi­nal marks in pub­lic exam cour­ses. Marks are cal­cu­lated based on a blend of the school mark for the year (50 per cent) and the mark in the pub­lic ex­am­i­na­tions (50 per cent).

Course

Bi­ol­ogy 3201 Chem­istry 3202 Earth Sys­tems 3209 English 3201 Français 3202 His­toire Mon­di­ale 3231 Math 3204 / 3201 Math 3205 / 3200 Physics 3204 World His­tory 3201 World Ge­og­ra­phy

2013

66 72 60 69 76 73 61 80 75 69 70

2014

65 73 62 71 75 71 64* 78** 73 70 70

2015

68 73 61 70 76 72 66 77 73 70 70

2016

68 74 62 71 75 72 66 77 76 70 70

2017

68 74 62 71 75 73 67 79 75 70 70

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