Jarvis Collegiate Institute Gr 9 - 12 - EQAO School Report

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Jarvis Collegiate Institute is a high school located in downtown Toronto. Founded in 1807 during the frontier days of Upper Canada, it is the oldest secondary school in Toronto with over 200 years of tradition.

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Jarvis Collegiate Institute Gr 9 - 12 - EQAO School Report

  1. 1. School Report Jarvis CI (918547) School Report Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics, 2008–2009 School: Jarvis CI (918547) Board: Toronto DSB (66052) I am pleased to provide you with this report on the Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics for 2008–2009. WHERE TO FIND . . . PAGE Applied Academic Included are student results for the current year, those Percentages of all students at or above the provincial standard from previous years and, to put these results in context, · 2008–2009...................................................................... 1 1 information about the local student populations. · Over time........................................................................ 2 2 Tips for using this report................................................................ 3 3 Throughout the province and since the inception of the Contextual information: 2008–2009............................................... 4 7 agency, EQAO results have helped inform professional Results for groups of students: 2008–2009 practice and have served as a catalyst for improving · All students.................................................................... 5 8 · Participating students................................................... 5 8 student achievement. This report has been designed to · Students by gender....................................................... 6 9 assist you in your conversations about improved student Contextual information: Over time................................................. 10 12 learning. Results for all students: Over time................................................. 11 13 We believe that every student deserves the best outcome Results for all students: Over time by gender............................... 14 15 from public education. That’s why, in close collaboration Student questionnaire results......................................................... 16–19 20–23 with Ontario educators, EQAO continues to develop Explanation of terms........................................................................ 24 24 assessments that gauge the achievement of all Ontario students against the learning expectations outlined in The Ontario Curriculum. These assessments ensure that every student in Ontario’s publicly funded school system is assessed using the same yard stick at key stages in his or PERCENTAGE OF ALL STUDENTS AT OR ABOVE THE her schooling. PROVINCIAL STANDARD (LEVELS 3 AND 4), 2008–2009 However, it should be remembered that EQAO’s assessment results are just one piece of information about student achievement. These results should be considered in conjunction with school-based information, such as that APPLIED COURSE ACADEMIC COURSE from classroom assessments. I trust this report will help parents, educators and all who support a strong public education system work together so that all students can reach their full potential. 75 77 Sincerely, 66 36 38 23 Marguerite Jackson School Board Province School Board Province Chief Executive Officer Education Quality and Accountability Office September 17, 2009 1 of 24
  2. 2. School Report Jarvis CI (918547) Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics, 2008–2009 PERCENTAGE OF ALL STUDENTS AT OR ABOVE THE PROVINCIAL STANDARD (LEVELS 3 AND 4) OVER TIME APPLIED MATHEMATICS* School Board Province 38 36 35 35 34 38 27 22 23 27 18 15 20 17 19 2004–2005 2005–2006 2006–2007 2007–2008 2008–2009 Total Number of Students 2004–2005 2005–2006 2006–2007 2007–2008 2008–2009 School 68 85 68 40 58 Board 6 334 6 551 6 228 5 894 6 356 Province 51 155 50 687 49 056 47 817 48 482 * Note that significant revisions were made to applied courses in 2005 as reflected in The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 9 and 10: Mathematics (revised 2005). ACADEMIC MATHEMATICS School Board Province 72 75 75 77 67 66 65 65 66 68 71 71 59 52 54 2004–2005 2005–2006 2006–2007 2007–2008 2008–2009 Total Number of Students 2004–2005 2005–2006 2006–2007 2007–2008 2008–2009 School 278 257 215 229 187 Board 13 624 13 690 13 528 13 329 13 279 Province 104 100 103 412 103 011 100 823 100 992 September 17, 2009 2 of 24
  3. 3. School Report Jarvis CI (918547) TIPS ABOUT THIS SCHOOL OR BOARD REPORT The applied and academic This report shows how well students have met curriculum expectations for either the mathematics courses are applied or academic mathematics program to the end of Grade 9. Students complete two different and should be booklets that allow them to show what they know in mathematics. The assessment is considered separately. based on The Ontario Curriculum: Mathematics, Grades 9 and 10. Note: Students in locally developed courses do not participate in these This report includes assessments. ¨ results for this year; – ¨ a comparison of results over the past four years to aid in monitoring Each school or board is improvement and unique. To appreciate the distinctive character of a ¨ information about the characteristics of the students who participated. school or board, look at the contextual information to understand the features and Specifically, you will find characteristics of the ¨ summary graphs showing the percentage of students achieving the provincial community it serves. standard in either applied or academic mathematics; – ¨ detailed tables and graphs showing results for all levels of achievement, This assessment captures participation information and results for gender the performance of students ¨ student questionnaire results and at one point in time each year. Consider the results ¨ an explanation of all terms used in this report. along with other information about students’ achievement in mathematics. – HOW TO USE THIS REPORT Exercise caution when interpreting results for small ¨ Examine the contextual information to understand the similarities and differences schools or boards. Results between this school, the board and the province; the board and the province. may vary considerably from Consider the challenges that any differences might present. year to year, and differences may look exaggerated. For example, in a school of 30 ¨ Examine the results for applied and academic mathematics. students, a difference of 10% · Are these results consistent with what you would expect? represents only three students. · How do the school results compare to the board and province; the board results compare to the province? – Trends may be difficult to · How do these results compare over time? Note that significant revisions identify or to interpret. This is were made to applied courses in 2005 as reflected in The Ontario especially true when groups Curriculum, Grades 9 and 10: Mathematics (revised 2005). are small or in schools where · What influence might students’ attitudes have on student performance (refer there is a high turnover in the student population. to the questionnaire results)? – ¨ Speak to the school or board staff about the goals for school improvement related EQAO values students’ privacy. Results are not to mathematics. reported publicly for schools The Education Quality and Accountability Office is an independent agency that gathers information where fewer than 15 about student achievement through province-wide assessments. Each year, all Grade 9 students in students participated, applied and academic mathematics take part in this assessment across Ontario. Individual results are because it might be possible reported to students and to parents and guardians. School, board and provincial results are released to identify individual publicly. students. Learn more about us at www.eqao.com. September 17, 2009 3 of 24
  4. 4. School Report Jarvis CI (918547) Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics, 2008–2009, Applied Course Contextual Information This information provides a context for interpreting the school’s applied mathematics course results. School Board Province Enrolment Number of students in applied mathematics course 58 6 356 48 482 Number of classes with students in applied mathematics course 5 442 2 950 Number of schools with applied mathematics classes Not applicable 99 715 Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Participation in the Assessment Students who participated in the assessment 55 95% 5 496 86% 45 616 94% Participating students who received one or more 19 35% 1 062 19% 9 374 21% accommodations* Participating students who received one or more special 8 15% 363 7% 1 144 3% provisions* Students who did not complete any part of the assessment (no 3 5% 860 14% 2 866 6% data)* Gender† Based on number of students enrolled Female 31 53% 2 867 45% 21 752 45% Male 27 47% 3 489 55% 26 730 55% Gender not specified 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% Student Status† Based on number of students enrolled English language learners* 9 16% 874 14% 2 532 5% Students with special needs (excluding gifted)* 21 36% 2 078 33% 14 483 30% Semester/Full Year Based on number of students enrolled First-semester course 0 0% 2 089 33% 21 964 45% Second-semester course 0 0% 2 037 32% 21 765 45% Full-year course 58 100% 2 230 35% 4 753 10% †† Language and School Background Based on Student Questionnaire data Number of Respondents: 55 5 065 43 413 Speak only or mostly a language other than English at home 6 11% 744 15% 2 757 6% Speak another language as often as English at home 22 40% 1 068 21% 4 980 11% Attended three or more elementary schools from kindergarten to 19 35% 2 031 40% 17 179 40% Grade 8 * See the Explanation of Terms. † Contextual data pertaining to “gender” and “student status” are provided by schools and/or boards through the Student Data Collection process. Some data may be missing because they were not provided by the school or the board. †† Contextual data pertaining to “school background” and “language” are gathered from the Student Questionnaire completed by students. Some data may be missing because they were not provided by the students. September 17, 2009 4 of 24
  5. 5. School Report Jarvis CI (918547) Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics, 2008–2009, Applied Course Results for All Students All Students* Percentage of All Students in Applied Mathematics School Board Province Course at All Levels* Number of Students 58 6 356 48 482 # % % % Level 4 1 2% 3% 5% Level 3 20 34% 20% 33% Level 2 24 41% 30% 35% Level 1 8 14% 19% 14% 41 35 34 33 Below Level 1 2 3% 14% 7% 30 19 20 Participating 14 14 14 55 95% 86% 94% 7 Students 3 2 3 5 No Data 3 5% 14% 6% Below L1 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 At or Above Provincial Standard 36% 23% 38% School Board Province (Levels 3 and 4) † Results for Participating Students (excludes "no data" category) Participating Students** Percentage of Participating Students in Applied Mathematics School Board Province Course at All Levels** Number of Students 55 5 496 45 616 # % % % Level 4 1 2% 4% 6% Level 3 20 36% 23% 35% Level 2 24 44% 34% 38% Level 1 8 15% 22% 15% 44 34 38 36 35 Below Level 1 2 4% 17% 7% 22 23 At or Above 17 15 15 Provincial Standard 38% 27% 40% 4 7 4 6 2 (Levels 3 and 4) † Below L1 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 School Board Province * Because percentages in tables and graphs are rounded, and because graphs do not show all reporting categories, percentages may not add to 100. ** Because percentages in tables and graphs are rounded, percentages may not add to 100. † These percentages are based on the actual number of students and cannot be calculated simply by adding the rounded percentages of students at Levels 3 and 4. September 17, 2009 5 of 24
  6. 6. School Report Jarvis CI (918547) Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics, 2008–2009, Applied Course Results by Gender†† All Students: School by Gender* Percentage of All Students in Applied Female Male Mathematics Course at All Levels by Gender: School* Number of Students 31 27 # % # % Level 4 1 3% 0 0% Level 3 11 35% 9 33% Level 2 13 42% 11 41% Level 1 5 16% 3 11% 42 41 35 33 Below Level 1 0 0% 2 7% Participating 16 30 97% 25 93% 7 11 Students 3 0 0 No Data 1 3% 2 7% At or Above Below L1 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Provincial Standard 39% 33% (Levels 3 and 4) † Female Male All Students: Board by Gender* Percentage of All Students in Applied Female Male Mathematics Course at All Levels by Gender: Board* Number of Students 2 867 3 489 # % # % Level 4 72 3% 121 3% Level 3 535 19% 736 21% Level 2 886 31% 1 008 29% Level 1 578 20% 639 18% Below Level 1 399 14% 522 15% 31 29 20 18 19 21 Participating 14 15 2 470 86% 3 026 87% Students 3 3 No Data 397 14% 463 13% At or Above Below L1 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Provincial Standard 21% 25% (Levels 3 and 4) † Female Male All Students: Province by Gender* Percentage of All Students in Applied Female Male Mathematics Course at All Levels by Gender: Province* Number of Students 21 752 26 730 # % # % Level 4 897 4% 1 618 6% Level 3 6 581 30% 9 308 35% Level 2 8 152 37% 8 965 34% Level 1 3 337 15% 3 543 13% 37 34 35 Below Level 1 1 438 7% 1 777 7% 30 Participating 15 13 20 405 94% 25 211 94% 7 7 6 Students 4 No Data 1 347 6% 1 519 6% At or Above Below L1 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Provincial Standard 34% 41% (Levels 3 and 4) † Female Male * Because percentages in tables and graphs are rounded, and because graphs do not show all reporting categories, percentages may not add to 100. † These percentages are based on the actual number of students and cannot be calculated simply by adding the rounded percentages of students at Levels 3 and 4. †† Includes only students for whom gender data were available. September 17, 2009 6 of 24
  7. 7. School Report Jarvis CI (918547) Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics, 2008–2009, Academic Course Contextual Information This information provides a context for interpreting the school’s academic mathematics course results. School Board Province Enrolment Number of students in academic mathematics course 187 13 279 100 992 Number of classes with students in academic mathematics 10 578 4 156 course Number of schools with academic mathematics classes Not applicable 89 684 Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Participation in the Assessment Students who participated in the assessment 184 98% 13 063 98% 100 060 99% Participating students who received one or more 12 7% 398 3% 3 233 3% accommodations* Participating students who received one or more special 24 13% 456 3% 1 709 2% provisions* Students who did not complete any part of the assessment (no 3 2% 216 2% 932 1% data)* Gender† Based on number of students enrolled Female 93 50% 6 499 49% 51 554 51% Male 94 50% 6 780 51% 49 438 49% Gender not specified 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% Student Status† Based on number of students enrolled English language learners* 27 14% 1 093 8% 3 942 4% Students with special needs (excluding gifted)* 12 6% 800 6% 4 639 5% Semester/Full Year Based on number of students enrolled First-semester course 0 0% 2 659 20% 44 727 44% Second-semester course 0 0% 3 115 23% 43 199 43% Full-year course 187 100% 7 505 57% 13 066 13% Language and School Background†† Based on Student Questionnaire data Number of Respondents: 179 12 240 96 485 Speak only or mostly a language other than English at home 43 24% 2 438 20% 8 689 9% Speak another language as often as English at home 54 30% 3 192 26% 14 233 15% Attended three or more elementary schools from kindergarten to 59 33% 4 769 39% 33 813 35% Grade 8 * See the Explanation of Terms. † Contextual data pertaining to “gender” and “student status” are provided by schools and/or boards through the Student Data Collection process. Some data may be missing because they were not provided by the school or the board. †† Contextual data pertaining to “school background” and “language” are gathered from the Student Questionnaire completed by students. Some data may be missing because they were not provided by the students. September 17, 2009 7 of 24
  8. 8. School Report Jarvis CI (918547) Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics, 2008–2009, Academic Course Results for All Students All Students* Percentage of All Students in Academic Mathematics School Board Province Course at All Levels* Number of Students 187 13 279 100 992 # % % % Level 4 8 4% 11% 8% Level 3 116 62% 64% 69% 69 62 64 Level 2 40 21% 14% 15% Level 1 15 8% 8% 6% Below Level 1 5 3% 1% <1% 21 Participating 14 15 11 184 98% 98% 99% 8 8 8 Students 3 6 4 1 <1 No Data 3 2% 2% 1% Below L1 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 At or Above Provincial Standard 66% 75% 77% School Board Province (Levels 3 and 4) † Results for Participating Students (excludes "no data" category) Participating Students** Percentage of Participating Students in Academic Mathematics School Board Province Course at All Levels** Number of Students 184 13 063 100 060 # % % % Level 4 8 4% 11% 8% Level 3 116 63% 65% 70% 70 63 65 Level 2 40 22% 15% 15% Level 1 15 8% 8% 6% Below Level 1 5 3% 1% <1% 22 At or Above 15 15 11 Provincial Standard 67% 76% 78% 8 8 6 4 8 3 1 <1 (Levels 3 and 4) † Below L1 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 School Board Province * Because percentages in tables and graphs are rounded, and because graphs do not show all reporting categories, percentages may not add to 100. ** Because percentages in tables and graphs are rounded, percentages may not add to 100. † These percentages are based on the actual number of students and cannot be calculated simply by adding the rounded percentages of students at Levels 3 and 4. September 17, 2009 8 of 24
  9. 9. School Report Jarvis CI (918547) Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics, 2008–2009, Academic Course Results by Gender†† All Students: School by Gender* Percentage of All Students in Academic Female Male Mathematics Course at All Levels by Gender: School* Number of Students 93 94 # % # % Level 4 3 3% 5 5% Level 3 55 59% 61 65% 65 59 Level 2 20 22% 20 21% Level 1 10 11% 5 5% Below Level 1 2 2% 3 3% 22 21 Participating 11 90 97% 94 100% Students 2 3 5 3 5 No Data 3 3% 0 0% At or Above Below L1 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Provincial Standard 62% 70% (Levels 3 and 4) † Female Male All Students: Board by Gender* Percentage of All Students in Academic Female Male Mathematics Course at All Levels by Gender: Board* Number of Students 6 499 6 780 # % # % Level 4 641 10% 849 13% Level 3 4 077 63% 4 357 64% 63 64 Level 2 1 019 16% 894 13% Level 1 616 9% 485 7% Below Level 1 50 1% 75 1% Participating 16 13 13 6 403 99% 6 660 98% 9 7 10 Students 1 1 No Data 96 1% 120 2% At or Above Below L1 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Provincial Standard 73% 77% (Levels 3 and 4) † Female Male All Students: Province by Gender* Percentage of All Students in Academic Female Male Mathematics Course at All Levels by Gender: Province* Number of Students 51 554 49 438 # % # % Level 4 3 530 7% 4 629 9% Level 3 35 048 68% 35 013 71% 68 71 Level 2 8 652 17% 6 476 13% Level 1 3 715 7% 2 615 5% Below Level 1 156 <1% 226 <1% Participating 17 13 51 101 99% 48 959 99% 7 5 7 9 Students <1 <1 No Data 453 1% 479 1% At or Above Below L1 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Provincial Standard 75% 80% (Levels 3 and 4) † Female Male * Because percentages in tables and graphs are rounded, and because graphs do not show all reporting categories, percentages may not add to 100. † These percentages are based on the actual number of students and cannot be calculated simply by adding the rounded percentages of students at Levels 3 and 4. †† Includes only students for whom gender data were available. September 17, 2009 9 of 24
  10. 10. School Report Jarvis CI (918547) Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics, 2008–2009 Contextual Information over Time: Applied Mathematics Course This information provides a context for interpreting the school’s results over the past five years. 2004–2005 2005–2006 2006–2007 2007–2008 2008–2009 Enrolment Number of students in applied mathematics course 68 85 68 40 58 Number of classes with students in applied mathematics course 4 7 7 5 5 Participation in the Assessment Students who participated in the assessment 88% 82% 79% 98% 95% Participating students who received one or more 22% 33% 24% 31% 35% accommodations* Participating students who received one or more special 7% 1% 13% 5% 15% provisions* Students who did not complete any part of the assessment (no 12% 18% 21% 2% 5% data)* Students who were exempted* 0% 0% ---ÌÌ --- --- Gender† Based on number of students enrolled Female 47% 53% 54% 55% 53% Male 53% 47% 46% 45% 47% Gender not specified 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% Student Status† Based on number of students enrolled English language learners* 13% 15% 13% 8% 16% Students with special needs (excluding gifted)* 22% 32% 22% 30% 36% Semester/Full Year Based on number of students enrolled First-semester course 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% Second-semester course 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% Full-year course 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% †† Language and School Background Based on Student Questionnaire data Number of Respondents: n/a n/a 49 39 55 Speak only or mostly a language other than English at home 10% 21% 11% Speak another language as often as English at home Information not available 29% 23% 40% Attended three or more elementary schools from kindergarten to 24% 46% 35% Grade 8 * See the Explanation of Terms. † Contextual data pertaining to “gender” and “student status” are provided by schools and/or boards through the Student Data Collection process. Some data may be missing because they were not provided by the school or the board. ÌÌ Beginning in 2006–2007, exemptions have not been permitted. †† Contextual data pertaining to “school background” and “language” are gathered from the Student Questionnaire completed by students. Some data may be missing because they were not provided by the students. n/a Information not available. September 17, 2009 10 of 24
  11. 11. School Report Jarvis CI (918547) Results over Time, 2005–2006 to 2008–2009 Applied Mathematics Course for All Students** School* Percentage of All Students in Year '05–'06 '06–'07 '07–'08 '08–'09 Applied Mathematics Course at All Levels: School* Number of Students 85 68 40 58 Level 4 4% 6% 2% 2% Level 3 24% 16% 35% 34% Level 2 32% 21% 35% 41% Level 1 9% 22% 15% 14% 41 35 35 34 Below Level 1 14% 15% 10% 3% 32 22 24 82% 79% 98% 95% 21 Participating Students 16 14 15 15 14 10 9 No Data 18% 21% 2% 5% 3 4 6 2 2 ExemptÌ 0% --- --- --- Below L1 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 At or Above Provincial Standard 27% 22% 38% 36% (Levels 3 and 4)† 2005–2006 2006–2007 2007–2008 2008–2009 Board* Percentage of All Students in Year '05–'06 '06–'07 '07–'08 '08–'09 Applied Mathematics Course at All Levels: Board* Number of Students 6 551 6 228 5 894 6 356 Level 4 2% 2% 3% 3% Level 3 17% 15% 16% 20% Level 2 28% 29% 30% 30% Level 1 17% 18% 20% 19% Below Level 1 15% 16% 17% 14% 28 29 30 30 Participating Students 79% 80% 86% 86% 15 16 17 14 17 18 20 19 17 15 16 20 No Data 17% 20% 14% 14% 2 2 3 3 ExemptÌ 4% --- --- --- Below L1 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 At or Above Provincial Standard 20% 17% 19% 23% (Levels 3 and 4)† 2005–2006 2006–2007 2007–2008 2008–2009 Province* Percentage of All Students in Year '05–'06 '06–'07 '07–'08 '08–'09 Applied Mathematics Course at All Levels: Province* Number of Students 50 687 49 056 47 817 48 482 Level 4 5% 5% 5% 5% Level 3 31% 30% 29% 33% Level 2 34% 36% 36% 35% Level 1 14% 14% 15% 14% Below Level 1 7% 7% 8% 7% 34 36 36 35 31 30 29 33 Participating Students 90% 91% 93% 94% 15 14 14 14 7 7 8 7 No Data 8% 9% 7% 6% 5 5 5 5 ExemptÌ 2% --- --- --- Below L1 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 At or Above Provincial Standard 35% 35% 34% 38% (Levels 3 and 4)† 2005–2006 2006–2007 2007–2008 2008–2009 * Because percentages in tables and graphs are rounded, and because graphs do not show all reporting categories, percentages may not add to 100. ** Note that significant revisions were made to applied courses in 2005 as reflected in The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 9 and 10: Mathematics (revised 2005). † These percentages are based on the actual number of students and cannot be calculated simply by adding the rounded percentages of students at Levels 3 and 4. Ì In 2006–2007, students who were coded “exempt” were placed in the “no data” category. Since this may affect the percentage of students for whom no data are available, the results may not be comparable with those of previous years. September 17, 2009 11 of 24
  12. 12. School Report Jarvis CI (918547) Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics, 2008–2009 Contextual Information over Time: Academic Mathematics Course This information provides a context for interpreting the school’s results over the past five years. 2004–2005 2005–2006 2006–2007 2007–2008 2008–2009 Enrolment Number of students in academic mathematics course 278 257 215 229 187 Number of classes with students in academic mathematics 12 12 12 12 10 course Participation in the Assessment Students who participated in the assessment 97% 98% 96% 99% 98% Participating students who received one or more 4% 3% 1% 3% 7% accommodations* Participating students who received one or more special 19% 10% 17% 21% 13% provisions* Students who did not complete any part of the assessment (no 3% 2% 4% 1% 2% data)* Students who were exempted* 0% 0% ---ÌÌ --- --- Gender† Based on number of students enrolled Female 53% 50% 47% 55% 50% Male 47% 50% 53% 45% 50% Gender not specified 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% Student Status† Based on number of students enrolled English language learners* 21% 18% 18% 21% 14% Students with special needs (excluding gifted)* 4% 6% 1% 3% 6% Semester/Full Year Based on number of students enrolled First-semester course 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% Second-semester course 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% Full-year course 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% †† Language and School Background Based on Student Questionnaire data Number of Respondents: n/a n/a 198 223 179 Speak only or mostly a language other than English at home 23% 30% 24% Speak another language as often as English at home Information not available 31% 33% 30% Attended three or more elementary schools from kindergarten to 28% 40% 33% Grade 8 * See the Explanation of Terms. † Contextual data pertaining to “gender” and “student status” are provided by schools and/or boards through the Student Data Collection process. Some data may be missing because they were not provided by the school or the board. ÌÌ Beginning in 2006–2007, exemptions have not been permitted. †† Contextual data pertaining to “school background” and “language” are gathered from the Student Questionnaire completed by students. Some data may be missing because they were not provided by the students. n/a Information not available. September 17, 2009 12 of 24
  13. 13. School Report Jarvis CI (918547) Results over Time, 2005–2006 to 2008–2009 Academic Mathematics Course for All Students School* Percentage of All Students in Year '05–'06 '06–'07 '07–'08 '08–'09 Academic Mathematics Course at All Levels: School* Number of Students 257 215 229 187 Level 4 5% 5% 8% 4% Level 3 49% 54% 59% 62% Level 2 20% 19% 18% 21% 62 59 54 49 Level 1 19% 14% 11% 8% Below Level 1 5% 4% 2% 3% 98% 96% 99% 98% 20 19 18 21 Participating Students 19 14 11 8 8 No Data 2% 4% 1% 2% 5 4 2 3 5 5 4 ExemptÌ 0% --- --- --- Below L1 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 At or Above Provincial Standard 54% 59% 67% 66% (Levels 3 and 4)† 2005–2006 2006–2007 2007–2008 2008–2009 Board* Percentage of All Students in Year '05–'06 '06–'07 '07–'08 '08–'09 Academic Mathematics Course at All Levels: Board* Number of Students 13 690 13 528 13 329 13 279 Level 4 7% 10% 11% 11% Level 3 58% 56% 61% 64% 64 Level 2 16% 17% 15% 14% 58 56 61 Level 1 12% 12% 10% 8% Below Level 1 2% 2% 1% 1% Participating Students 96% 97% 98% 98% 16 17 15 12 12 14 10 10 11 11 8 7 No Data 3% 3% 2% 2% 2 2 1 1 ExemptÌ 1% --- --- --- Below L1 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 At or Above Provincial Standard 65% 66% 72% 75% (Levels 3 and 4)† 2005–2006 2006–2007 2007–2008 2008–2009 Province* Percentage of All Students in Year '05–'06 '06–'07 '07–'08 '08–'09 Academic Mathematics Course at All Levels: Province* Number of Students 103 412 103 011 100 823 100 992 Level 4 6% 6% 8% 8% Level 3 65% 64% 68% 69% 68 69 65 64 Level 2 17% 18% 16% 15% Level 1 9% 9% 7% 6% Below Level 1 1% 1% 1% <1% Participating Students 98% 98% 99% 99% 17 18 16 15 9 9 7 8 8 No Data 1% 2% 1% 1% 1 1 1 <1 6 6 6 ExemptÌ <1% --- --- --- Below L1 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 At or Above Provincial Standard 71% 71% 75% 77% (Levels 3 and 4)† 2005–2006 2006–2007 2007–2008 2008–2009 * Because percentages in tables and graphs are rounded, and because graphs do not show all reporting categories, percentages may not add to 100. † These percentages are based on the actual number of students and cannot be calculated simply by adding the rounded percentages of students at Levels 3 and 4. Ì In 2006–2007, students who were coded “exempt” were placed in the “no data” category. Since this may affect the percentage of students for whom no data are available, the results may not be comparable with those of previous years. September 17, 2009 13 of 24
  14. 14. School Report Jarvis CI (918547) RESULTS FOR ALL STUDENTS OVER TIME BY GENDER† Percentage of Students At or Above the Provincial Standard (Levels 3 and 4): GRADE 9 APPLIED MATHEMATICS* 2004–2005 2005–2006 2006–2007 2007–2008 2008–2009 50 SCHOOL 39 33 27 28 24 27 16 19 19 BOARD 21 25 16 20 19 18 17 18 20 14 PROVINCE 37 37 41 33 33 36 34 28 31 25 Female Male Total Number of Students in Applied Mathematics Course† 2004–2005 2005–2006 2006–2007 2007–2008 2008–2009 Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male School 32 36 45 40 37 31 22 18 31 27 Board 2 688 3 439 2 927 3 624 2 773 3 451 2 591 3 303 2 867 3 489 Province 22 371 27 413 22 884 27 802 22 126 26 926 21 626 26 182 21 752 26 730 † Includes only students for whom gender data were available. * Note that significant revisions were made to applied courses in 2005 as reflected in The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 9 and 10: Mathematics (revised 2005). September 17, 2009 14 of 24
  15. 15. School Report Jarvis CI (918547) RESULTS FOR ALL STUDENTS OVER TIME BY GENDER† Percentage of Students At or Above the Provincial Standard (Levels 3 and 4): GRADE 9 ACADEMIC MATHEMATICS 2004–2005 2005–2006 2006–2007 2007–2008 2008–2009 66 68 70 59 62 62 56 56 49 50 SCHOOL 73 73 77 66 66 67 70 64 65 65 BOARD 77 80 72 72 74 75 67 69 70 69 PROVINCE Female Male Total Number of Students in Academic Mathematics Course† 2004–2005 2005–2006 2006–2007 2007–2008 2008–2009 Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male School 147 131 129 128 102 113 125 104 93 94 Board 6 595 6 635 6 875 6 815 6 756 6 770 6 548 6 781 6 499 6 780 Province 52 030 50 129 53 183 50 228 52 887 50 122 51 367 49 452 51 554 49 438 † Includes only students for whom gender data were available. September 17, 2009 15 of 24
  16. 16. School Report Jarvis CI (918547) Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics, 2008–2009, Applied Course STUDENT QUESTIONNAIRE RESULTS FOR THIS SCHOOL (# = 55) Percentage of Students* Questionnaire Item 0 100 Number of Students Who 1. Degree to which students “agree” or “disagree” with each of the following statements: Answered “Strongly Agree or Agree” I like mathematics. 42 36 22 23 I am good at mathematics. 42 38 20 23 I understand most of the mathematics I am taught. 85 11 4 47 The mathematics I learn now is very useful for 58 27 15 32 everyday life. I need to keep taking mathematics for the kind of job I 53 22 25 29 want after I leave school. Mathematics is boring. 27 29 44 15 Mathematics is an easy subject. 27 27 45 15 Strongly agree or Disagree or Undecided agree strongly disagree Number of Students Who 2. How “easy” or “hard” students find mathematics questions that deal with the following: Answered “Very Easy or Easy” number sense (e.g., operations with integers, rational 65 31 4 36 numbers, exponents) algebra (e.g., solving equations, simplifying 71 22 7 39 expressions with polynomials) linear relations (e.g., scatter plots, lines of best fit) 60 31 9 33 measurement (e.g., perimeter, area, volume) 62 24 15 34 geometry (e.g., angles, parallel lines, quadrilaterals) 44 31 25 24 Very easy or easy Undecided Hard or very hard * Percentages may not add to 100, due to a lack of or ambiguous responses. Where there is no number in a box, the percentage of responses is smaller than 4. September 17, 2009 16 of 24
  17. 17. School Report Jarvis CI (918547) Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics, 2008–2009, Applied Course STUDENT QUESTIONNAIRE RESULTS FOR THIS SCHOOL (# = 55) Percentage of Students* Questionnaire Item 0 100 Number of Students Who 3. Students have the following at home to use for mathematics school work: Answered “Yes” a computer 47 53 26 a scientific calculator 95 5 52 a graphing calculator 13 85 7 Yes No Number of 4. Amount of time students usually spend on mathematics homework (in or out of school) on any given day: Students more than 45 minutes 22 12 between 31 and 45 minutes 31 17 30 minutes or less 44 24 mathematics homework not usually assigned 4 2 Number of 5. How often students complete all of their mathematics homework: Students never or seldom 4 2 sometimes 42 23 often or always 55 30 Number of 6. How often students have been absent from their Grade 9 mathematics class this year: Students never 20 11 one to four times 33 18 five to nine times 31 17 10 or more times 16 9 * Percentages may not add to 100, due to a lack of or ambiguous responses. Where there is no number in a box, the percentage of responses is smaller than 4. September 17, 2009 17 of 24
  18. 18. School Report Jarvis CI (918547) Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics, 2008–2009, Applied Course STUDENT QUESTIONNAIRE RESULTS FOR THIS SCHOOL (# = 55) Percentage of Students* Questionnaire Item 0 100 Number of 7. How often students have been late for their Grade 9 mathematics class this year: Students never 16 9 one to four times 33 18 five to nine times 24 13 10 or more times 27 15 Number of 8. Language(s) students speak at home: Students only or mostly English 49 27 another language (or other languages) as often as 40 22 English only or mostly another language (or other languages) 11 6 9. Number of elementary schools (kindergarten to Grade 8) attended: Number of Students one or two schools 65 36 three schools 16 9 four schools 11 6 five schools or more 7 4 * Percentages may not add to 100, due to a lack of or ambiguous responses. September 17, 2009 18 of 24

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