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Division launching first-ever student demographic survey

Mon, 24 Oct, 2022

News item: Division launching first-ever student demographic survey

Edmonton Public Schools is taking steps to better understand the diversity of the students we serve. This fall, students in Grades 4 to 12 will have an opportunity to participate in a student demographic survey.

By learning more about students, we can better understand the school experience and inform further actions that can be taken to support student success.

About the survey

This is the first time Edmonton Public Schools students will have the opportunity to share more information about their:

  • Indigenous identity
  • racial identity
  • ethnicity
  • religion or spiritual affiliation
  • gender identity
  • sexual orientation (Grades 7 to 12 only)

Individual student responses will be confidential, which means they will not be shared with school staff, families or the public at large.

About the results

The information we collect will help inform our actions to make school a welcoming and safe place for all students. 

We will share an overview of initial Division level findings with the public. This information will not identify individual schools or students.

More information

Watch a video, read a letter from the Superintendent and learn more about how we got here on the Student Demographic Survey page. The letter and video captions have been translated into 15 languages.

Learn more about our Anti-racism and Equity policy and plan on the Anti-racism and Equity page.