Great Results for BES!

Every May and June students in Alberta complete Provincial Achievement Tests: math and language arts in grade3, and math, language arts, social studies, and science in grade 6.  

 As a school, Banff Elementary continues to do exceptionally well on provincial achievement tests:

Language Arts:

- A remarkable 100% of BES grade 3 students achieved the acceptable standard on the language arts exam compared to 82% of all other students in Alberta.

- 37% of BES grade 3 students achieved the standard of excellence on the language arts exam compared to 25% of all other students in Alberta.

- 94% of BES grade 6 students achieved the acceptable standard on the exam compared to 83% of all other students in Alberta.

- 27% of BES grade 6 achieved the standard of excellence on the exam, compared to 17% of all other students in Alberta.

Math:

- 94% of BES grade 3 students achieved the acceptable standard on the math exam compared to 76% of all other students in Alberta.

- 33% of BES grade 3 students achieved the standard of excellence on the math exam compared to 25% of all other students in Alberta.

- 91% of BES grade 6 students achieved the acceptable standard on the exam compared to 73% of all other students in Alberta.

-  More of our students write the exam than the provincial average.

Social Studies:

- 82% of BES grade 6 students achieved the acceptable standard on the exam compared to 73% of all other students in Alberta.

Science:

- 85% of BES grade 6 students achieved the acceptable standard on the exam compared to 77% of all other students in Alberta.

While these exam results are but one measure of a successful school, they do highlight the ongoing great work of all BES staff and teachers in ensuring all our students succeed. Well done BES!