7.8.1 Percentage of First Nations youth aged 12 to 17 years who reported their school performance was above average, average or below average, Canada, 2013-2015

Above average Average Below average
School performance 15.7 71.2 13.1

The youth survey covered First Nations youth 12-17 years old, and therefore represents a large proportion of the school-aged population living on reserve and in northern First Nations communities.

Source: CICH graphic created using data adapted from the First Nations Information Governance Centre, Our Data, Our Stories, Our Future: The National Report of the First Nations Regional Early Childhood, Education and Employment Survey, (Ottawa: 2016). 104 pages.

Between 2013-2015, 16% of First Nations Youth 12 to 17 years old who lived on reserve and in northern First Nations communities reported that they performed above average on their report card.

71% reported that they were average and 13% reported they were below average.