Tuesday 4 October 2016

CTBS Test: Oct 12-14

Dear Parent/Guardian(s)


Next week we will be administering the Canadian Tests of Basic Skills (CTBS) to our students in Grades 3, 5, 6 & 8 from October 12-14. 

The tests do not need any preparation or studying. 

Canadian Test of Basic Skills (CTBS) are trusted group assessment tools that enable schools to identify student achievement in major curriculum areas including vocabulary, reading, language, mathematics, and science.  
With the results of CTBS, schools will be able to:
  • Identify high and low achieving students
  • Make decisions for grouping of students
  • Plan instructional emphases
  • Measure growth of learning
  • Evaluate effectiveness of instruction
  • Report to parents on student progress
The Schedule for grade 3,5 and 6 will be as follows: