The Georgetown Secondary School has recorded a 20.16% increase in its pass rate at this year’s Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examination.
According to Preliminary results from the Ministry of Education, the Georgetown Secondary School recorded the most significant improvement over the previous year, with its pass rate having increased from 45.76% in 2016, to 65.92% in 2017.
This year five schools recorded percentage pass rates of 80% or more.
These schools are Girl’s High School-95.56%; St. Joseph’s Convent Kingstown-90.64%; St. Vincent Grammar School-87.56%; Thomas Saunders Secondary School-86.06%; and St. Martin’s Secondary School 82.39%.
Ten schools obtained credible pass rates between 60% and 80%.
They include the St. Joseph’s Convent Marriaqua-79.34%; Bequia Seventh Day Adventist School-77.27%; Mountain View Adventist Academy-74.19%; Bishop’s College Kingstown-72.96%; West St. George Secondary School-70.04%; Georgetown Secondary School 65.92%; North Union Secondary School-63.70%; Barrouallie Secondary School 63.43%; Troumaca Secondary School 62.44% and Emmanuel High School Mesopotamia 60.74%.
The Ministry of Education congratulates all students and extends gratitude to the Principals, teachers and staff at all schools for their support of the students.