The share of Grade 9 students in Alberta scoring “below acceptable standards” in math increased more than 34 per cent.
Charter schools outperformed all other types of schools in Alberta’s Provincial Achievement Tests (PATs) written in Grades 6 and 9.
Ontario has a higher percentage of students in independent schools than Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Alberta currently offers the greatest degree of school choice in Canada.
Alberta is currently the only province to offer charter schools.
Most separate schools are Roman Catholic.
In eight out of 10 provinces, enrolment in francophone schools, measured as a share of total enrolment, increased.
Other than Quebec, Ontario has the lowest rate of public anglophone enrolment at 62.6 per cent.
From 2001 to 2015, enrolment in Canada’s independent schools increased 23 per cent.