of the 2001 CXC May/June Examination results revealed an improvement in the
overall performance of St. Lucian students.
percentage pass rate for this year was 71.2%.
This represented an increase of 3.9% over last year’s overall
percentage pass rate of 67.3%. Sixteen out of seventeen secondary schools
attained above 50% overall pass rates. These
pass rates ranged from 49.0% to 95.6% (See Table 1).
performance of the candidates in each subject and for each school is presented
in Table 2. The total figures for
the year 2000 are also presented to allow for comparison.
exception of Mathematics (42 .6%) and Typewriting (43.8%), over 50% pass rates
were recorded in the thirty subjects sat.
percent pass rates occurred in the subjects of Home Economics Management
(100.0%), Electrical Technology (93.8%), Information Technology (92.2%),
Integrated Science SA (89.9%), Office Procedures (89.6%), Food & Nutrition
(89.3%), Clothing & Textiles (88.5%), Building Technology (87.4%), Social
Studies (86.1%), Agriculture Science Crops & Soils (82.9%) and Music
The English Language (English A)
percentage pass rate was 70.7% - an increase of 12.4% over last year. However,
the Mathematics performance declined by 8.6% when compared to 2000.
Of noteworthy interest is the 40.7%
increase in the percentage pass rate for Information Technology from 51.5% in
2000 to 92.2% in 2001.
Five schools attained above 75% pass
rates. They were St. Joseph’s
Convent (95.6%), Leon Hess Comprehensive (82.1%), Vieux Fort Comprehensive
(80.3%), Choiseul Secondary (79.2%) and Castries Comprehensive (78.4%).
frequency distribution of grades for each subject is presented in Table 3.
The modal grade was III. The
number of grade ones in English was almost 7 times the number of grade ones in
frequency distribution of grades obtained in the Basic and General proficiency
for each school is presented in Table 4. The
overall percentage pass rate in the Basic proficiency was 39.3% compared to the
General and Technical proficiency percentage pass rate of 71.2%.
The frequency distribution of grades
attained by private candidates in the 2001 May/June CXC Examinations is
presented in Table 5.
The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC)
has not yet made available the regional statistics.
However, any other additional information can be obtained from the
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Frequency Distribution of Grades Obtained by Candidates in Each School.pdf
Frequency Distribution of Grades Per Subject.pdf
Pass Rates Per Subject and Per School.pdf
Private Institution Statistics.pdf