The purpose of the EQAO Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) is to provide greater confidence in the literacy skills of students graduating with the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). 15,506 TDSB Grade 10 students were eligible to take the OSSLT for the first time in 2018-19. Of these students, 14,074 fully participated in the OSSLT (the other eligible students were deferred until a later administration, or they were absent during the test). Literacy is defined as having the reading and writing skills required to understand reading selections and to communicate through written forms. The OSSLT measures whether or not students are meeting the minimum standard for literacy across all subjects up to the end of Grade 9.
First-Time Eligible Students' Results
Percentage of Fully Participating First-Time Eligible TDSB Students Who Were Successful on the OSSLT
For information about elementary school level results and the results for the Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics: