The household income of Ottawa’s ten highest-income neighbourhoods is 2.7 times greater than that of Ottawa’s ten lowest-income neighbourhoods.
Ottawa’s ten lowest-income neighbourhoods have the highest level of socioeconomic disadvantage. Comparatively, these neighbourhoods have:
A family’s income level affects the literacy skills of their children.
Comparatively, children from Ottawa’s ten lowest-income neighbourhoods generally attend lower-ranked schools.
These schools have:
Children’s reading skills have a real impact on their lives.