The think tank ranks all public and independent schools each year, based on annual province-wide exams, grade-to-grade transition rates, and graduation rates.
MEI was tied for 30th in the rankings, and scored a 7.7 out of 10. The school dropped from a ranking of 28th and a score of 8.0 in 2016. MEI was the lone Abbotsford to school to earn a “green” ranking, which is the highest class of schools.
Abbotsford Christian School scored a 7.1, good for tied for 57th overall. It was a big jump for ACS, after they scored a 6.4 in 2016. ACS ranked in the “yellow” quadrant, for schools that score from a 6.0 to a 7.5
W.J. Mouat was next, scoring a 6.8 and sitting tied for 77th in the province. Mouat also rose from a 6.0 in 2016.
Other Abbotsford school rankings included: Abbotsford Traditional (6.6), Robert Bateman (6.6), Yale (6.4), ASIA-Sumas Mountain (5.9), Abbotsford Secondary (5.3), Rick Hansen (4.6) and St. John Brebeuf (3.5).
For the full list of rankings, britishcolumbia.compareschoolrankings.org/secondary/SchoolsByRankLocationName.aspx.