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Grade 7 Assessment in Number Sense and Number Skills

50.4%

Target: The target for the Grade 7 Assessment in Numeracy is at or above 75% by 2024

How we are doing now

The Grade 7 Assessment in Number Sense and Number Skills is trending very slightly upward as we continue to move towards the target.

Data Source

The Grade 7 Assessment in Numeracy indicates the percentage of students meeting expectations in at least four of the five sub-competencies in the Grade 7 Assessment in Number Sense and Number Skills (i.e., ordering fractions, ordering decimals, representing numbers, patterns, and mental math). The measure indicates students’ algebraic reasoning skills and number sense.

How we are doing over time

2017/18: 49.3%
2018/19: 50.4%

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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