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Last updated on Tuesday, August 25, 2015.

What is Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting?

The primary purpose of assessment and evaluation is to improve student learning. Information gathered through assessment helps teachers to determine students’ strengths and weaknesses in their achievement of the curriculum expectations in each subject/course in each grade. This information also serves to guide teachers in adapting curriculum and instructional approaches to students’ needs and in assessing

About EQAO

The Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) ensures greater accountability and better quality in Ontario’s publicly funded school system. An arm’s-length agency of the provincial government, EQAO provides parents, teachers and the public with accurate and reliable information about student achievement. EQAO also makes recommendations for improvement that educators, parents, policy-makers and others in the education community can use to improve learning and teaching.

For results specific to Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board, visit www.eqao.com

Elementary EQAO Results

Students write the Assessment of Reading, Writing and Mathematics in grades 3 and 6, to test the reading, writing and math skills students are expected to have learned by the end of Grade 3 and 6 respectively. Students write this test during a two-week testing window in May/June each year.

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Secondary EQAO Results

Grade 9 Mathematics Assessment

The Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics provides individual and system data on students’ knowledge and skills, based on the expectations for students in Grade 9 applied and academic programs in The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 9 and 10: Mathematics. All students in these programs are required to participate in the assessment.

Grade 10 Literacy Test (OSSLT)

The OSSLT is a provincial standards-based test of the reading and writing skills students are expected to have acquired across all subjects up to the end of Grade 9. Successful completion of the test or of the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course is one of the 32 requirements for an Ontario Secondary School Diploma.

For results specific to Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board, visit www.eqao.com.

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