Valour 9-12 School - Secondary

19 Leeder Ln., Petawawa, ON K8H 0B8
  • Principal: Bryan Baird
  • Vice Principal: Steve Bauernschmitt
  • Secretary: Dale Briscoe/Terri-Lyn Lee
  • Phone: (613) 687-2121
Collapse description Grade Structure and Family of Schools
  • Grade Structure: 9 - 12
  • Family of Schools: Petawawa

The grade range of this school, program(s) offered (at elementary schools), the family of schools that it belongs to (i.e. the Intermediate/Secondary school into which students transition.)

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  • Total FTE: 44.68
  • Teaching FTE: 25.68
  • Non-Teaching FTE: 19.0

FTE (Full Time Equivalent) indicates the total number of school staff, including those working partial hours, represented as full time status as of March 2020. Non-Teaching staff refers to the sum of administrative, classroom/student support and other staff.

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  • Administrative FTE: 2
  • Classroom/Student Support FTE: 4.0
  • Other FTE: 13.00

Breakdown of non-teaching staff FTE into administrative (principal/vice principal), classroom/student support (ECE, ESP, SSC), and other (clerical, custodial). Where elementary and secondary are co-located or K-12 schools, "other staff" are normally captured with the secondary side, while most "classroom/student support" are captured on the elementary side. FTE is as of March 2020 and can change throughout the year.

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Use the link above to learn more about Renfrew County DSB schools and find out which schools serve specific addresses.

 

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Utilization - Oct. 31st 2019
(Utilization - Oct. 2018)
98% (93%)

Total enrolment as a % of permanent pupil spaces (OTG Capacity) in the school. The alternate value provided in brackets represents the previous year's utilization value.

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Cross Boundary Regular Program Inflow
(% of Enrolment)
23 (5%)

Number of pupils in the Regular program who attend the school, but live in another school's boundary (Updated fall 2019).

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Cross Boundary Regular Program Outflow
(% of Residents)
21 (5.0%)

Number of pupils in the Regular program who live in this school's boundary, but choose to attend another school (Updated fall 2019).

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Enrolment History - Actuals 432

Five year history of enrolments at the school on October 31st of each year. Enrolment numbers will vary over the course of the school year as students enter and depart the system. Hover over the data points on the graph to see the total enrolment for that year.

Collapse description School Capacity - OTG 441

OTG means "On-the-Ground" capacity and represents the total permanent pupil places in the school as reported in the Ministry of Education's School Facilities Inventory System (SFIS), as of October 2019.

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  • Portables (or Portapak): 0

As reported in the Ministry of Education's School Facilities Inventory System (SFIS), as of October 2019.

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Surplus Student Spaces 9

The extent to which the school's 2019 enrolment compares to its (OTG) Capacity. A negative value indicates a shortfall of permanent pupil spaces compared to total school capacity (excluding portables). A positive value indicates surplus pupil places compared to total school capacity.

 

Collapse description School Building Details
  • Date of Construction: 2014
  • Size of School Site: 15.90 Hectares
  • Building Area: 6851.4 Sq. m.

Note: Date of construction refers to the original structure and does not include additions that may have occurred since that time.

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  • Total Number of Rooms: 31
  • Classrooms: 7
  • Other Areas: 24

"Other Areas" includes resource rooms, specialized music rooms, gymnasia and other permanent specialized spaces identified in the School Facilities Inventory System (does not include portable classrooms).

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Per Pupil Utility Costs
(Board Average)
$182.86 ($286.59)

Total 2018-19 utility costs (heating, electricity and water) of the school divided by total October 31, 2019 enrolment. Value displayed is dollars per pupil.

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Per Sq. M. Utility Costs
(Board Average)
$15.84 ($16.89)

Total 2018-19 utility costs (heating, electricity and water) of the school divided by the size of the building footprint. Value is dollars per square metre.

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Community Use - Hours
(Board Total)
1124.00 (18566.25)

Number of hours of community use recorded at the school is based on Booking Report system data for a 12 month period between September 1, 2019 and August 31, 2020. Symbol indicates whether school has above average, average, or below average community usage compared to the Board average.

 

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  • Longest Distance: 31.00 km
  • Average Distance: 8.00 km
  • Board Average Distance: 8.00 km

The longest, and average, ride distances between a student's pick up address and the school. Based on data from RCJTC, August 2019.

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Transportation - Eligible
(Board Avg. = 69%)
48% (212)

Proportion and number of students eligible for transportation under School Board policy as administered by the Transportation Consortium. Based on data from RCJTC, August 2019.

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Transportation -
Not Eligible
(Board Avg. = 31%)
52% (232)

Proportion and number of students not eligible for transportation under School Board policy as administered by the Transportation Consortium. Based on data from RCJTC, August 2019.

Collapse description Transportation - Length of Bus Ride
  • Longest: 56 minute(s)
  • School Average: 17 minute(s)
  • Board Average: 17 minute(s)

The longest, and average, school bus ride times for students to the school. Based on data from RCJTC, August 2019.

 

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Birth Trend - 6 Year -6%

The change in the average number of births occurring per year to women residing within this school's boundary. Calculated by comparing the most recent 3 years vs. the 3 years before that.

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Population Pressure +33.0%

The difference between the group of children that will be eligible to enter the school over the next 3 years vs. the group aging out of the school (4 years is used in schools with small youth populations).

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Migration -2.7%

A measure of the net impact of families moving in and out of this catchment area annually, based on the 5 year average.

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Transiency
(Board Average)
17.5% (11.3%)

The proportion of the community's population that move in the year prior to the Census. Source: Census 2016

 

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  • The provision of data related to student achievement reflects a 'snapshot in time' along the students' learning journey. It is important to acknowledge that any source of data has strengths and/or limitations whether it is an in-class assignment or large-scale assessment. Stakeholders are encouraged to use multiple sources of data with respect to the assessment and evaluation of achievement for schools, districts and jurisdictions. Further information related to the provincial assessments conducted annually by the Education Quality and Accountability Office in particular, may be found at EQAO.com

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Click on the links above to access EQAO reports for this school. Updated: April 2020.

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Achievement - Applied Math
Board Avg.: 43%
Provincial Avg.: 44%
34%

The proportion of students in grade 9 who achieved at the provincial standard or above (Level 3 or 4) in applied mathematics on the 2019 provincial assessment. Site updated: August 2020.

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Student Engagement about Applied Mathematics
('Disagree')
38% (38%)

The proportion of students in gr. 9 who 'Strongly Agree or Agree' that they like applied mathematics in the 2019 student questionnaire. Site updated: August 2020.

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Achievement - Academic Math
Board Avg.: 77%
Provincial Avg.: 84%
77%

The proportion of students in grade 9 who achieved at the provincial standard or above (Level 3 or 4) in academic mathematics, on the 2019 provincial assessment. Site updated: August 2020.

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Student Engagement about Academic Math
('Disagree')
58% (17%)

Proportion of students in Gr. 9 who responded that they 'Strongly Agree or Agree' that they liked academic mathematics in the most recent student attitudes questionnaire. Site updated: August 2020.

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Achievement - OSSLT
Board Avg.: 71%
Provincial Avg.: 80%
57%

The proportion of first time eligible pupils who achieved success in the most recent Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test. Site updated: August 2020.

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Student Engagement OSSLT (Social Media) 59%

The proportion of first time eligible pupils indicating that they write on social media or text outside school for more than 3 hrs a day on the most recent student attitudes questionnaire. Site updated: August 2020.

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Student Engagement - OSSLT (Read Online) 56%

Proportion of first time eligible pupils indicating that they read websites/email/chat/blogs outside school for more than 3hrs a day, on the most recent student attitudes questionnaire. Site updated: August 2020.

 

Collapse description Well-Being Context
  • The provision of data related to student well-being reflects a 'snapshot in time' along the students' learning journey. It is important to acknowledge that any source of data has strengths and limitations, whether it is an online survey or a focus group session. Stakeholders are encouraged to use multiple sources of data with respect to the assessment and evaluation of well-being for schools, districts and jurisdictions. Further information related to the school climate survey, OurSCHOOL (formerly Tell Them From Me) Survey conducted once every two years by The Learning Bar may be found at thelearningbar.com

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Sense of Belonging
Board Average: 57%
National Average: 64%
62%

The proportion of secondary school students with a positive sense of belonging. Source: OurSCHOOL Survey, site updated: April 2020.

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Positive Relationships
Board Average: 74%
National Average: 75%
67%

The proportion of secondary students with positive relationships. Source: OurSCHOOL Survey, site updated: April 2020.

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Feeling Safe
Board Average: 61%
National Average: 67%
58%

The proportion of secondary students who feel safe at school, as well as travelling to/from school. Source: OurSCHOOL Survey, site updated: April 2020.

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Bullying
Board Average: 20%
National Average: 17%
18%

The proportion of secondary students who are subjected to physical, social, verbal bullying, or are bullied over the internet (moderate to severe level). Source: OurSCHOOL Survey, site updated: April 2020.