Administrative Procedure 377: Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting

Legal References

Education Act: Section 265 (1) (g) Duties of Principal - Promote Pupils; O. Reg. 298 Operation of Schools: Section 20 Duties of Teachers - Effective Instruction, Report Cards, EQAO Tests; Ontario Student Record (OSR) Guideline; The Kindergarten Program; The Ontario Curriculum Grades 1-12; Guide to the Provincial Report Card Grades 1-12; Grades 1-8 & Grades 9-12 Subject Specific Exemplars; Growing Success: Grades 1-12, 2010; Education for All: The Report of the Expert Panel on Literacy and Numeracy Instruction for Students with Special Education Needs, Kindergarten to Grade 6, 2005; Ministry of Education Policy/Program Memorandum 155 Diagnostic Assessment in Support of Student Learning; Full-Day Early Learning-Kindergarten Program 2016

Related References

AP 377 Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting - Appendix 1 Learning Skills and Work Habits Rubric; Appendix 2 Kindergarten Communication of Learning – Initial Observations Sample; Appendix 3 Kindergarten Communication of Learning Sample; Appendix 4 Elementary Progress Report Card – Grade 4 Sample; Appendix 5 Elementary Provincial Report Card – Grade 4 Sample; Appendix 6 Elementary Provincial Report Card – Grade 7 Sample; Appendix 7 Secondary Provincial Report Card – Sample; Appendix 8 Maplewood ConnectEd User Guide for AMDSB Elementary Teachers

1. Improvement in Student Learning

1.1 Educators in Avon Maitland District School Board recognize that the main purpose of assessment and evaluation is to improve student learning.

1.2 Assessments need to be fair and yield accurate information about student achievement. The information guides teachers and the district in instructional approaches to students’ needs and in assessing the overall effectiveness of classroom practices and programs. This leads to an evaluation and communication process that is clear, accurate and meaningful for students, parents and the system.

2. Procedure

Assessment, evaluation and reporting will be implemented in accordance with Avon Maitland District School Board’s Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting Principles and Procedures K-12, attached as Appendix A.
Revised May 2022