Education and Early Childhood Development
July 19, 2017

Provincial Government Releases 2017 High School Transcripts

High school transcripts including final marks have been mailed to students throughout the province. Provincial results for public exam courses can be viewed in the backgrounder below.

Final grades are consistent with recent years, with a slight increase in scores in mathematics. The graduation rate of 93.3 per cent is the highest rate in recent history in Newfoundland and Labrador for eligible July graduates. This graduation rate will increase once August and November supplementary exams have been completed.

Students who have had their June exams deferred or who wish to improve their scores can write supplementary exams in early August. For more information on supplementary exams, including registration and exam schedule, please visit The deadline for registration is August 1, 2017.

“Congratulations to all students on their hard work and academic achievements. This has been another successful year for our high school students. Approximately 74 per cent of our graduating students achieved honours or academic diplomas, an increase of almost two percentage points from last year. Your hard work and commitment has paid off and I wish you all the best as you embark on new adventures.”
Honourable Dale Kirby
Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development

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High School Results for Public Exam Courses

The percentages listed below reflect the average final marks in public exam courses. Marks are calculated based on a blend of the school mark for the year (50 per cent) and the mark in the public examinations (50 per cent).

Course2013 (%)2014 (%)2015 (%)2016 (%)2017 (%)
Biology 32016665686868
Chemistry 32027273737474
Earth Systems 32096062616262
English 32016971707171
Français 32027675767575
Histoire Mondiale 32317371727273
Math 3204 / 32016164*666667
Math 3205 / 32008078**777779
Physics 32047573737675
World History 32016970707070
World Geography7070707070

*Refers to first year new Math 3201 public exam was administered
**Refers to first year new Math 3200 public exam was administered

2017 07 19                              2:45 p.m.