High number of Clearview students graduate: Annual report

Clearview boasts 86.4 per cent Grade 12 completion

By Kevin J Sabo For the Independent

Clearview Public Schools has a higher rate of students graduating than many other Alberta schools.

Clearview published its 2018 Annual Report stating that the provincial rate for students completing Grade 12 is 78 per cent, while Clearview boasts 86.4 per cent Grade 12 completion.

“We are very middle of the pack,” said Clearview Public Schools Superintendent Peter Barron during his report to the trustees during the Nov. 28 meeting. “On many measures, we are exceeding the provincial standards.”

Each year Clearview Public Schools has almost 2,400 students registering, spread across 23 schools.

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“Overall, our reports are extremely positive,” said Barron. “Out of the 16 measures in the accountability pillar, Clearview improved in 14 of the indicators. Moreover, Clearview exceeds the province in 11 of the 16.”

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Other highlights of the Nov. 28 Clearview school board meeting:

• The board passed the final fall budget of the 2018-19 school year.

• The infrastructure renewal review and plan was approved.

• Gus Wetter School received preliminary approval for an Experiences Canada student exchange to take place in the spring of 2019.

• William E. Hay School received preliminary approval for an Experiences Canada student exchange with students from a Toronto school in the spring of 2019.

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