905-835-1186 211 Elgin St, Port Colborne, ON L3K 3K4

Profile of an SSTW Student

  • The Grade 3 & 6 EQAO results are below that of the of the Provincial Standard
  • The student has experienced very limited success at grade level in Math and English, typically reading and writing at or below the Grade 6 level
  • The student is usually on an Individual Education Plan (IEP)
  • The student will receive a Ontario Secondary School Diploma (O.S.S,D.), but are typically heading into the workplace, an apprenticeship, or a college certificate program
  • The student benefits from a program that offers more hands-on type of assignments
  • The student may benefit from specialized programs such as Specialized High Skills Major programs or Co-operative Education
  • The student may benefit socially from smaller class sizes and access to the Resource Room
  • The Learning Resource Teacher has a good knowledge of the student’s strengths and weaknesses
  • The student will benefit from multiple levels of support systems  that schools can offer
  • If high academic success is achieved, there are opportunities to move to the Applied level