Source: CICH graphic created using data adapted from Bougie E, Kelly-Scott K and Arriagada P. 2013. The Education and Employment Experiences of First Nations People Living Off Reserve, Inuit, and Métis: Selected Findings from the 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey. Statistics Canada. Catalogue no. 89‐653‐X.
Indigenous people who have parents who were involved in their school are more likely to complete high school than are those whose parents were not involved.
In 2012, 51% of First Nations people aged 18 to 44 years whose parents spoke to their teachers were likely to complete high school, while 42% left before completion.
55% of First Nations people whose parents attended a school event completed high school compared to 32% who left.
56% of Métis people aged 18 to 44 years whose parents spoke to their teachers completed high school, while 47% left.
62% of Métis people aged 18 to 44 years whose parents attended school events completed high school, while 42% left.