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Measuring Progress

Transparent Reporting on Government's Progress

Grade 12 Mathematics Test Index

Not Applicable Sans Objet

Target: The target for the Grade 12 Mathematics Test Index is at or above 75% by 2024

Update

This measure has not been updated due to the cancellation of provincial assessments in Grades 3/4, 7/8, and 12 because of the COVID 19 pandemic in 2019/20 and 2020/21. The department is currently developing new assessments and scorecard measures to replace this measure.

How we are doing now

The department is currently developing new assessments and scorecard measures to replace this measure.

Data Source

The Grade 12 Mathematics Test Index provides a single measure of the accumulation of numeracy skills throughout the K-12 education system as indicated by the provincial Grade 12 mathematics summative tests. The index aggregates data from the Grade 12 Essential Mathematics, Grade 12 Applied Mathematics, and Grade 12 Pre-Calculus across three school programs (English, Français, and French Immersion) in public and funded independent schools. The index is weighted by the number of students being assessed, so assessments being completed by more students are weighted more than assessments being completed by fewer students.

How we are doing over time

2017/18: 59.7%
2018/19: 61.4%

Why This Matters

Numeracy skills are essential foundations towards better educational outcomes, economic well-being, and social inclusion. Monitoring this indicator is essential to ensure that government’s educational programs for children are working effectively in improving their foundational skills.

Next steps

On March 15, 2021, the Manitoba government released the Commission on K-12 Education Report, Our Children’s Success: Manitoba’s Future and accepted the spirit and intent of the 75 recommendations contained in the report. The government also released the, Better Education Starts Today: Putting Students First, which outlines government’s vision and set of priority actions needed to ensure we are putting Manitoba students first and takes into account the learnings from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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