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Student Success

Each child has his or her own unique interests, goals and strengths. Every student should have the same opportunity to succeed and graduate from high school. Upper Grand District School Board is working to improve the learning experience for all students. We share a common goal — to help all students build a promising future for themselves.

Upper Grand District School Board has responded by focusing on:

This is called Programming for All, our Board Student Success strategy.

This strategy is giving educators, parents, employers, college and university partners, students and others the necessary tools to create an engaging school experience for all teenagers.

The goal of our Board’s Student Success strategy is to increase our graduation rate.

The key priorities and outcomes are to increase credit accumulation, engaging programming, and numeracy and literacy support, so that all Upper Grand students are successful within K to 12 schools, and beyond secondary school.

UGDSB Students will:

Student Success Pillars

Goal: Increase the graduation rate

Priorities: Increasing credit accumulation, engaging programming, and numeracy and literacy access

Outcomes: All Upper Grand students are successful within K to 12 schools, and beyond secondary school

Student Success Teams

At each school, a dedicated team of a principal, student success teacher, a guidance counsellor and a special education teacher provides extra attention and support for individual students who need it.

Who are they for?

The teams are for students who are struggling, who need extra attention to help them graduate or who are looking for new challenges in high school.

How can they help?

Students have the opportunity to: