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Catholic schools in Brampton

Catholic schools in Brampton with both elementary and Catholic high schools in Brampton

Obtained from the list published by Fraser Institute

Elementary Catholic schools in Brampton :

2016-17 Rank School Name City 2016-17 Rating
404/3064 Sainte-Jeanne-d’Arc Brampton 7.8
404/3064 St Brigid Brampton 7.8
503/3064 St Agnes Brampton 7.6
640/3064 Our Lady of Lourdes Brampton 7.4
770/3064 Holy Spirit Brampton 7.2
770/3064 Sacred Heart Brampton 7.2
852/3064 Father Clair Tipping Brampton 7.1
852/3064 St Bonaventure Brampton 7.1
852/3064 St Francis Xavier Brampton 7.1
912/3064 Our Lady of Providence Brampton 7
912/3064 St Stephen Brampton 7
986/3064 St Jean Brebeuf Brampton 6.9
1059/3064 St. Alphonsa Brampton 6.8
1059/3064 St. Jean-Marie Vianney Brampton 6.8
1126/3064 St Ursula Brampton 6.7
1206/3064 Guardian Angels Brampton 6.6
1280/3064 Bishop Francis Allen Brampton 6.5
1280/3064 Father Francis McSpiritt Brampton 6.5
1280/3064 St Rita Brampton 6.5
1341/3064 Father Michael McGivney Brampton 6.4
1413/3064 St Aidan Brampton 6.3
1563/3064 St Isaac Jogues Brampton 6.1
1642/3064 St Josephine Bakhita Brampton 6
1642/3064 St. André Bessette Brampton 6
1764/3064 Cardinal Newman Brampton 5.8
1764/3064 St John Bosco Brampton 5.8

Secondary Catholic high schools in Brampton :

2016-17 Rank Rank in the most recent five years School Name City 2016-17 Rating Rating in the most recent five years
130/747 53/623 Holy Name of Mary Brampton 7.5 8
141/747 195/623 Cardinal Ambrozic Brampton 7.4 6.9
175/747 195/623 St. Roch Brampton 7.2 6.9
246/747 166/623 St Edmund Campion Brampton 6.9 7.1
259/747 231/623 Notre Dame Brampton 6.8 6.7
292/747 292/623 St Marguerite d’Youville Brampton 6.6 6.3
380/747 279/623 Cardinal Leger Brampton 6.2 6.4
462/747 340/623 St Augustine Brampton 5.7 6.1
507/747 340/623 St Thomas Aquinas Brampton 5.4 6.1

Call Shilpa at 905-791-1222 if you require any clarification on the information provided or if you want to discuss the specific requirements and the best course of action for your kids.

Best schools in Brampton

Best schools in Brampton

Which are the best schools in Brampton? This must be the question asked by thousands of parents as everyone wants their children to go to the best schools. Before we even attempt to answer this question, we should ask
another question – based on which criteria are we going to decide whether one school is better than the other?

The list of criteria could be exhaustive, but we have to also balance it with the information that is available for each school. The Fraser Institute publishes the relative performances of the schools in Canada and also ranks and rates them based on a number of criteria, most important being the performance of students as measured by the EQAO tests. We are giving below the list of Best schools in Brampton (includes Public, Private, Catholic schools) based on the results published by the Fraser Institute.

Overall rating is basically answering the question – “In general, how is the school doing academically compared to other schools in the Report Card?” The rankings show how the school has done academically compared to the other schools in the Report Card.

More information regarding test results at individual schools can be found on the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) web site at http://www.eqao.com and on the web sites of local school districts and schools. Families choosing a school for their students should seek to confirm the Report Card’s findings by visiting the school and interviewing teachers, school administrators, and other parents.

Elementary Schools :

2016-17 Rank Trend School Name City 2016-17 Rating
1/3064 n/a Guru Tegh Bahadur Brampton 10
1/3064 n/a Khalsa Community Brampton 10
37/3064 n/a Wali ul Asr Brampton 9.5
59/3064 n/a Al-Ameen Brampton 9.1
265/3064 n/a Ray Lawson Brampton 8.1
404/3064 n/a Ingleborough Brampton 7.8
404/3064 n/a Sainte-Jeanne-d’Arc Brampton 7.8
404/3064 n/a St Brigid Brampton 7.8
503/3064 n/a Castlemore Brampton 7.6
503/3064 n/a Ross Drive Brampton 7.6
503/3064 n/a St Agnes Brampton 7.6
567/3064 n/a Churchville Brampton 7.5
567/3064 n/a Mount Royal Brampton 7.5
640/3064 n/a Our Lady of Lourdes Brampton 7.4
770/3064 n/a Eldorado Brampton 7.2
770/3064 n/a Great Lakes Brampton 7.2
770/3064 n/a Holy Spirit Brampton 7.2
770/3064 n/a Sacred Heart Brampton 7.2
770/3064 n/a Springbrook Brampton 7.2
852/3064 n/a Beryl Ford Brampton 7.1
852/3064 n/a Father Clair Tipping Brampton 7.1
852/3064 n/a St Bonaventure Brampton 7.1
852/3064 n/a St Francis Xavier Brampton 7.1
912/3064 n/a Our Lady of Providence Brampton 7
912/3064 n/a Shaw Brampton 7
912/3064 n/a Sir Isaac Brock Brampton 7
912/3064 n/a St Stephen Brampton 7
986/3064 n/a St Jean Brebeuf Brampton 6.9
1059/3064 n/a St. Alphonsa Brampton 6.8
1059/3064 n/a St. Jean-Marie Vianney Brampton 6.8
1059/3064 n/a Thorndale Brampton 6.8
1126/3064 n/a Eagle Plains Brampton 6.7
1126/3064 n/a Mount Pleasant Village Brampton 6.7
1126/3064 n/a St Ursula Brampton 6.7
1206/3064 n/a Carrefour des Jeunes Brampton 6.6
1206/3064 n/a Guardian Angels Brampton 6.6
1280/3064 n/a Bishop Francis Allen Brampton 6.5
1280/3064 n/a Father Francis McSpiritt Brampton 6.5
1280/3064 n/a St Rita Brampton 6.5
1341/3064 n/a Father Michael McGivney Brampton 6.4
1341/3064 n/a Lorenville Brampton 6.4
1341/3064 n/a McClure Brampton 6.4
1341/3064 n/a Robert J Lee Brampton 6.4
1341/3064 n/a Roberta Bondar Brampton 6.4
1413/3064 n/a St Aidan Brampton 6.3
1488/3064 n/a Aylesbury Brampton 6.2
1563/3064 n/a Dolson Brampton 6.1
1563/3064 n/a Mountain Ash Brampton 6.1
1563/3064 n/a St Isaac Jogues Brampton 6.1
1642/3064 n/a St Josephine Bakhita Brampton 6
1642/3064 n/a St. André Bessette Brampton 6
1764/3064 n/a Cardinal Newman Brampton 5.8
1764/3064 n/a St John Bosco Brampton 5.8
1887/3064 n/a Good Shepherd Brampton 5.6
1887/3064 n/a St Marguerite Bourgeoys Brampton 5.6
1887/3064 n/a Treeline Brampton 5.6
2015/3064 n/a Castle Oaks Brampton 5.4
2015/3064 n/a Father C W Sullivan Brampton 5.4
2015/3064 n/a St Anne Brampton 5.4
2067/3064 n/a Countryside Village Brampton 5.3
2067/3064 n/a Our Lady of Peace Brampton 5.3
2067/3064 n/a St Joachim Brampton 5.3
2113/3064 n/a St Angela Merici Brampton 5.2
2113/3064 n/a St Leonard Brampton 5.2
2113/3064 n/a St Maria Goretti Brampton 5.2
2176/3064 n/a Our Lady of Fatima Brampton 5.1
2234/3064 n/a Pauline Vanier Brampton 5
2234/3064 n/a St Mary Brampton 5
2280/3064 n/a Georges Vanier Brampton 4.9
2280/3064 n/a St Lucy Brampton 4.9
2336/3064 n/a St John Fisher Brampton 4.8
2389/3064 n/a Lester B Pearson Brampton 4.7
2434/3064 n/a St Anthony Brampton 4.6
2434/3064 n/a St Cecilia Brampton 4.6
2517/3064 n/a St Joseph Brampton 4.4
2555/3064 n/a St Monica Brampton 4.3
2593/3064 n/a St Kevin Brampton 4.2
2715/3064 n/a St Patrick Brampton 3.8
2997/3064 n/a Sir Winston Churchill Brampton 1.9

Secondary Schools :

2016-17 Rank Rank in the most recent five years School Name City 2016-17 Rating Rating in the most recent five years
130/747 53/623 Holy Name of Mary Brampton 7.5 8
141/747 195/623 Cardinal Ambrozic Brampton 7.4 6.9
156/747 n/a Chinguacousy Brampton 7.3 n/a
175/747 53/623 Jeunes sans frontières Brampton 7.2 8
175/747 195/623 St. Roch Brampton 7.2 6.9
217/747 n/a North Park Brampton 7 n/a
246/747 166/623 St Edmund Campion Brampton 6.9 7.1
259/747 231/623 Notre Dame Brampton 6.8 6.7
276/747 n/a Harold M. Brathwaite Brampton 6.7 n/a
276/747 n/a Turner Fenton Brampton 6.7 n/a
292/747 292/623 St Marguerite d’Youville Brampton 6.6 6.3
338/747 n/a Brampton Centennial Brampton 6.4 n/a
338/747 n/a Castlebrooke Brampton 6.4 n/a
338/747 n/a Louise Arbour Brampton 6.4 n/a
380/747 279/623 Cardinal Leger Brampton 6.2 6.4
445/747 n/a Central Peel Brampton 5.8 n/a
462/747 340/623 St Augustine Brampton 5.7 6.1
462/747 n/a Fletcher’s Meadow Brampton 5.7 n/a
477/747 n/a Sandalwood Heights Brampton 5.6 n/a
507/747 340/623 St Thomas Aquinas Brampton 5.4 6.1
520/747 n/a David Suzuki Brampton 5.3 n/a
560/747 n/a Heart Lake Brampton 5 n/a
560/747 n/a Jean Augustine Brampton 5 n/a
596/747 n/a Bramalea Brampton 4.7 n/a
737/747 n/a Judith Nyman Brampton 0 n/a

Call Shilpa at 905-791-1222 if you require any clarification on the information provided or if you want to discuss the specific requirements and the best course of action for your kids.

Click here to view the List of Catholic schools in Brampton with both elementary and Catholic high schools in Brampton.

30% off your student tuition this semester at University or College in Ontario

Ontario introduces a new tuition grant that will help lower the cost of a post secondary education by 30%
You could be eligible to get 30% off your student tuition this semester:

  • Tuition 800 dollars for university and college degree students
  • Tuition 365 dollars for college diploma and certificate students

Starting in September 2012, the grant for full-time undergraduate university and college students pays:

  • $1,600 a year for students in a degree program at a public college or university in Ontario
  • $730 a year for students in a certificate or diploma program at a public college in Ontario

You could be eligible for 30% off your student tuition if:

  • You’re a  full-time student at a public college or university in Ontario
  • It’s been less than four years since you left high school
  • You’re in a program that you can apply to directly from high school
  • Your parents’ gross income is $160,000 or less

A post secondary education is one of the smartest investments a student can make. With 7 out of 10 of all future jobs requiring training beyond high school, there has never been a better time to continue your education.

Read more – https://osap.gov.on.ca/OSAPPortal/en/PostsecondaryEducation/Tuition/index.htm

Does Tutoring work? What makes Tutoring effective? Find out in this research based article

Tutoring works, BUT only if it is done correctly! Obvious isn’t it?

So what is the ‘correct’ way of Tutoring according to research studies?

By Shilpa Guggali, B.Com, Educator

Tutoring Center, Learning Centers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I was reading this publication on Tutoring by the U.S. Department of Education which studied the results of many research studies and came up with some good suggestions on how to make a tutoring program effective. This publication looked at tutoring for Reading skills but I believe that it holds true for tutoring of all skills and subjects such as math tutoring or English tutoring

A British tutoring program involving 2,372 elementary and junior high students who were tutored by trained parents and peers for an average of 8.6 weeks improved their reading comprehension 4.4 times the normal rate and word recognition 3.3 times the normal rate.(1) This shows that it is very essential to be consistent and have patience for at least 2-3 months and even longer if tutoring is being done only 2-3 times a week.

An after-school tutoring program in which low-achieving second- and third-graders were tutored for one hour twice each week by university students, retirees, and suburban mothers also generated strong improvements in the tutees’ reading skills.(2) In the absence of such resources, I would recommend using a professional Tutoring program that incorporates the good practices described below.

 

What Research Says About High-Quality Tutoring Implementation

Researchers who have examined multiple tutoring programs found a few factors that influence the effectiveness of a Tutoring program.

Some of the factors were –

  • coordinating the Tutoring activity with what the child is doing in school
  • proper training for the tutors to confidently implement the good tutoring practices
  • well structured tutoring sessions; most successful tutors often have well-rehearsed scripts for responding to student errors; this was especially found to be effective in math tutoring
  • careful monitoring and reinforcement of progress; positive communication between Tutor and student increased the effectiveness of the tutoring activity
  • frequent and regular tutoring sessions of up to 60 minutes; longer sessions may not necessarily improve outcomes; more sessions a week result in greater gains with an optimum of 2-3 times a week.

In conclusion, I would recommend all parents to make use of all resources that you have at hand, starting from yourself, spending time with the children. Other older family members or friends and relatives including older children are an excellent resource, even if it is for a short time. In our present day busy lifestyle, I can understand that it is not always possible to devote the amount of time as suggested and one may not have all the necessary skills to tutor. In such situations, I feel that parents should use the pointers given above to choose a good professional Tutoring program for your kids, sooner than later.

Best wishes for success!

References :

  1. [Topping, K., & Whitley, M. (1990). Participant evaluation of parent-tutored and peer-tutored projects in reading. Educational Research, 32(1), 14-32.]
  2. [Morris, D., Shaw, B., & Perney, J. (1990, November). Helping low readers in Grades 2 and 3: An after-school volunteer tutoring program. Elementary School Journal, 91, 133-150].
  3. http://www2.ed.gov/inits/americareads/resourcekit/miscdocs/tutorwork.html

English is a funny language

English Tutoring BramptonThere is no egg in eggplant nor ham in hamburger; neither apple nor pine in pineapple. We take English for granted.

And why is it that writers write but fingers don’t fing, grocers don’t groce and hammers don’t ham?

If teachers taught, why didn’t preachers praught? If a vegetarian eats vegetables, what does a humanitarian eat?

Why do people recite at a play and play at a recital? Ship by truck and send cargo by ship? Park on driveways and drive on parkways? Have noses that run and feet that smell?

How can a slim chance and a fat chance be the same, while a wise man and a wise guy are opposites?

You have to marvel at the unique lunacy of a language in which your house can burn up as it burns down, in which you fill in a form by filling it out and in which an alarm goes off by going on.

– Unknown

Community service activities by Brampton Learna kids

Spring Cleanup by Brampton Learna Kids in the Gore and Ebenezer area

Brampton Learna is a Tutoring Center for all subject. But in addition to academic tutoring, there is also an emphasis on social responsibility. Seen here are the pictures from the Spring Cleanup organized by Brampton Learna and was whole heartedly supported by their students. More than 30 stdents and their parents and siblings joined the families of Shilpa and Nayan along with Brampton City councilors Vic Dhillon and John Sprovieri and other community residents. Residents as young as 5 years and as old as 90 years enthusiastically participated in the activity. The neighborhood was cleaned and more importantly, everyone got to meet each other and work together as a team.