KINGSTOWN, SVG (BreadFruit News) – Two schools in the Central Leeward constituency were this country’s most improved schools following release of this country’s official results in the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) Secondary Education Certificate Examinations (CSEC) 2020.
The Central Leeward Secondary School (CLSS) and the Buccament Bay Secondary School (BBSS) have shown vast improvement in their 2020 CSEC performance when compared to 2019.
In 2019, the CLSS recorded a pass rate of 44.77% and the BBSS recorded a pass rate of 44.08%. However, this year the CLSS pass rate increased to 69.48% and the BBSS pass rate rose to 69.50%. These figures represent an increase of 24.70% and 25.43%, respectively.
This year, 2,425 candidates from SVG were registered, of which, 856 were private candidates and 1,569 were school candidates.
There were 1,552 school candidates sitting 10,914 subject entries in 31 subject areas, from 26 secondary schools.
Approximately 81.86% of the subject entries were awarded Grades I – III, compared to 74.33% in 2019 and 74.67% in 2018.
This year, 22.09% of the passes were at Grade I level, 37.62% at Grade II and 40.30% at Grade III.
Last year’s figures were 15.62% at Grade I, 38.53% at Grade II and 45.85% at Grade III.