Overall, 2355 candidates in Antigua and Barbuda sat a total of 11, 232 subjects with a 70% pass rate (Grades I – III)
With reference to schools, public and private, 1514 candidates sat a total of 9, 397 subjects with a 73% pass rate.
This means then that out-of-school candidates (841) made up 36% of persons sitting the examinations, but accounted for only 12% of subject sittings.
In other words, in-school candidates made up 64% of persons sitting the examinations and also made up the bulk of subject sittings at 88%
The Most Outstanding School Student is Keondre Herbert of St Joseph’s Academy who sat and passed 20 Subjects with 20 Grade I’s. His subjects were: English A English B Biology Chemistry Physics Integrated Science Human & Social Biology POA POB OA EDPM Economics Info. Tech Mathematics Technical Drawing Caribbean History French Physical Education Indus. Tech. Building Social Studies Overall, candidates were successful in 69.9% of subjects sat; for students in schools, this was 73.0%.
Nine in-school candidates did not sit examinations they registered for; a further 91 did not pass any subjects they sat. Note however that approximately one-half of these students, 45 of them, were only sitting one subject. There were in fact 128 in-school candidates who sat one subject, and 83 of them were successful.
These usually are students who are jump-starting the process, taking subjects in 3rd or 4th form. In the main, in-school candidates passed 4, 5, 6, 7 or 8 subjects, with the numbers of them doing so being 171, 164, 173, 144, and 135 respectively. At the high-flying end of the spectrum, 113 candidates sat 10 or more subjects; 89 of them were successful in all that they sat
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