The Ministry of Education (MEQ) calculates two indicators of disadvantage annually for the 69 school service centers and language school boards, namely: * the Socio-Economic Environment Index (IMSE), which consists of the proportion of families with children whose mothers do not have a diploma, certificate or degree (which represents two-thirds of the weight of the index) and the proportion of households whose parents were not employed during the week of Canadian census reference (representing one-third of the index weight) .* The Low Income Cutoff Index (SFR) corresponds to the proportion of families with children whose income is near or below the low income cutoff. The low-income cutoff is defined as the level of income according to which families are estimated to spend 20% more than the general average on food, shelter, and clothing. It provides information that is used to estimate the proportion of families whose incomes can be considered low, taking into account family size and place of residence (rural area, small urban area, large agglomeration, etc.). For the 2021—2022 school year, the socio-economic data used are extracted from the 2016 Canadian Census and relate to the situation of Quebec families with at least one child aged 0 to 18. Depending on their geographical location, these families are grouped in one of the 3,680 settlement units established by the Ministry. The annual school indices are grouped in decile order in order to determine the relative place of the school among all public schools, for primary and secondary education. Note that schools can include more than one school building, that no index is calculated for school boards with special status (Cree, Kativik Ilisarniliriniq and Littoral) and that only schools with 30 students or more are selected (without a MEQ-MSSS agreement). For the 2021—2022 school year, 703 primary schools and 194 secondary schools are in deciles 8, 9 or 10 according to the IMSE index and comprise the group of schools in a more disadvantaged environment. These schools welcome a total of 154,396 and 106,147 students respectively, which represents 30% of the number of students in the public network for each of these two levels of education.This third party metadata element was translated using an automated translation tool (Amazon Translate).
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