Each year, Alberta Education publishes diploma examination results for schools and school authorities. "There are certain students that just don't perform well on this type of assessment and there is so much in the curriculum that can't possibly all be included in one three-hour exam," he said. The Vancouver-based think tank looked at 274 schools throughout the province, and ranked them based on indicators including transitions between grades, graduation rates and how students perform on province-wide diploma exams. Webber Academy and the Calgary French and International School topped the annual report card of 262 public, independent, Catholic and charter schools based on nine academic indicators.. She should be on the phone on Monday, and contacting the leadership of these 23 schools and finding out what are they doing to get better results for their students, and how might that be implemented into schools that might be struggling a little bit,” she said. “We have a new Minister of Education in this province. We’ve taken the 2016-2017 data and ranked Alberta highs schools by their overall average on the core academic (English 30-1, Social Studies 30-1, Math 30-1, Chemistry 30, Biology 30, Physics 30) diploma exams written by their students. Fraser Institute releases Alberta high school rankings, but some question its methods, Alberta Grade 4 math tests raise questions about teaching techniques, Calgary developer picks his candidates, urges staff to follow his lead, Black market will thrive if Alberta government runs marijuana stores, says mid-level dealer, CBC's Journalistic Standards and Practices. It’s natural to want to do that. Send me promotions, surveys and info from 660 NEWS and other Rogers brands. Enter your email below and we'll send you another email. It is a priority for CBC to create a website that is accessible to all Canadians including people with visual, hearing, motor and cognitive challenges. {* createAccountButton *}, You may have created a profile with another. The circle’s colour represents its school authority and its size reflects the number of Gr. We're sorry but app doesn't work properly without JavaScript enabled. This finding confirms research results from other countries. All rights reserved. Send me alerts, event notifications and special deals or information from our carefully screened partners that may be of interest to me. The 2019 High School Rankings are derived from the NESA data that is publicly … This year's list ranked 863 public, Catholic, independent and charter elementary schools based on seven academic indicators derived from province-wide test results. CALGARY (660 NEWS) — Two Calgary high schools are at the top of the class in the annual Fraser Institute rankings of Alberta high schools. "Our Report Cards offer parents information they can’t easily get anywhere else, about how their child’s school performs and how it compares to other schools in Alberta," said Peter Cowley, a Fraser Institute senior fellow in a release.