About this Table
Content and description
This table presents data collected from students in grades 6 to 12 through the New Brunswick Student Wellness Survey (SWS). It contains self-reported information from New Brunswick students in grades 6 to 12 about their perceptions and experiences with school and community. Topics include school connectedness, engagement in activities at school, learning, and student values, as well as sense of community belonging, engagement in activities outside school, and volunteering.
Why it is important
When students have opportunities to engage positively with their school and community, they acquire knowledge and develop skills that will be useful throughout their lives. By better understanding where students find meaningful connections and engagement, we can better plan for services and allocate resources to support positive school and community environments.
Availability of the data
The information for this data table is available at different geographical levels as well as by demographic groups.
More information is available on our New Brunswick Student Wellness Survey page.
Note about 2021-2022 data
The methodology of the 2021-2022 edition of the SWS was significantly changed. This was the first cycle to adopt online data collection, and a shorter data collection period. Also, the survey questionnaire was thoroughly revised for this cycle. Many questions were removed or amended. As such, some indicators are no longer comparable to previous years. As such, caution always needs to be exercised when attempting to compare the results of the survey with results from prior survey cycles outside of what is displayed in this Data Table.
The 2021-2022 edition of the SWS was conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some schools may have had lower participation from their students than previous years. Some students may have participated to the survey during periods of remote learning.