SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

May 12, 2017 15:58 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: Fraser Institute's annual ranking of British Columbia's secondary schools coming Saturday, May 13

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - May 12, 2017) - On Saturday, May 13, the Fraser Institute will release the Report Card on British Columbia's Secondary Schools, 2017, the go-to source for measuring school performance.

It provides parents with information they can't easily get anywhere else by ranking nearly 300 public and independent secondary schools based on seven academic indicators using student results from annual provincewide exams, grade-to-grade transition rates, and graduation rates

This year's Report Card spotlights which secondary schools have improved or fallen behind.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Saturday, May 13 at 5:00 a.m. (Pacific).

The complete results for all 293 secondary schools will also be available at www.compareschoolrankings.org.

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The Fraser Institute is an independent Canadian public policy research and educational organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal and ties to a global network of think-tanks in 87 countries. Its mission is to improve the quality of life for Canadians, their families and future generations by studying, measuring and broadly communicating the effects of government policies, entrepreneurship and choice on their well-being. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit www.fraserinstitute.org

Contact Information

  • MEDIA CONTACT:
    Peter Cowley
    Director of School Performance Studies
    Fraser Institute
    Office: (604) 714-4556
    Cell: (604) 789-0475
    E-mail: peter.cowley@fraserinstitute.org

    For more information, please contact:

    Bryn Weese
    Media Relations Specialist
    Fraser Institute
    Office: (604) 688-0221 ext. 589
    Cell: (604) 250-8076
    bryn.weese@fraserinstitute.org