- Association with peers
- Community resources
- Educational and career aspirations
- Feelings of depression
- Management practices
- Motivation and engagement
- Neighbourhood of residence
- Pedagogical and educational practices
- School climate
- School performance in reading, writing and mathematics
- Self-control and social and behavioural conduct
- Student/teacher relationship
- Support for students having difficulty
- The determinants of school perseverance
- Tobacco, alcohol and drugs
- Value placed on education and parental involvement
- Work/school balance
Many studies have made connections between the development of a healthy lifestyle, student health, and the risk of dropping out. Poor nutrition and a sedentary lifestyle can hinder learning and academic performance.
Courses of effective action
- Establish strategic partnerships among stakeholders in the health, education, and family services sectors.
- Offer activities that are attractive to both girls and boys.
- Make agreements with various organizations to make it easier to use their facilities or equipment in the community.
- Facilitate the implementation of active transportation.
- Promote a healthy lifestyle on both small and large scales.
Source: Réunir Réussir
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School perseverance at a glance
of Montreal students obtain a diploma.
A 15.1% improvement since 2009.
of Montreal youth drop out before graduating.
A 8.3% improvement since 2009.
of Québec dropouts are in Montreal.
This represents 1,970 Montreal youth who left school without graduating in 2018.
of Montreal kindergarten students are vulnerable in at least one developmental domain.
This is higher than the Québec average of 27.7%.
of Québec elementary students living in the most underprivileged conditions are in Montreal.
An average of 25,245 Montreal families with a child under the age of 18 live in a highly underprivileged area.
(Target for the Montreal region, students aged 20 and under)