EQAO Information

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EQAO - Grade 9 Math:

According to EQAO, the Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics tests the math skills students are expected to have learned by the end of Grade 9. Different versions of the test are administered in the academic and the applied math courses. 

How do I find out more about the EQAO - Grade 9 Math? 

  • Click here to link to the EQAO website  
  • Or link directly to to the EQAO Students page to discover examples of the test, test content, and instructions for writing.  
  • Or parents can link directly to the EQAO Parents page to learn more and where information is provided in multiple languages.

Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT)

The purpose of the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) is to determine whether students have acquired the literacy (reading and writing) skills that they are expected to have learned by the end of Grade 9, as outlined in the Ontario curriculum.  Each year students are required to write the OSSLT.  All students must pass this test with a minimum mark of 70% in order to graduate from high school.  Students write this test for the first time in Grade 10. 

How do I find out more about the OSSLT?

  • Click here to link to the EQAO OSSLT website  
  • Or link directly to to the OSSLT Students page to discover examples of the test, test content, and instructions for writing.  
  • Or parents can link directly to the OSSLT Parents page to learn more and where information is provided in multiple languages.