RESULTS FOR THE WASSCE FOR SCHOOL CANDIDATES, 2019- PERFORMANCE IN THE CORE SUBJECTS

By | July 31, 2019

RESULTS FOR THE WASSCE FOR SCHOOL CANDIDATES, 2019- PERFORMANCE IN THE CORE SUBJECTS

RESULTS FOR THE WASSCE FOR SCHOOL CANDIDATES, 2019- PERFORMANCE IN THE CORE SUBJECTS

A total of 346,094 candidates entered for the examination. This figure is 9.2% higher than the 2018 candidature of 316,999. The 2019 entry figure was made up of 170,857 (49.37%) males and 175,237 (50.63%) females. The examination was conducted for 987 participating schools. A total of 2,322 (0.67%) of the candidates who registered were absent from the examination.

The performance of the candidates in regard to the four core subjects are as follows:

    • English Language: 167,733 (48.96%) obtained A1-C6100,781 (29.42%) obtained D7-E8 while 74,038 (21.61%) had F9;
    • Mathematics (Core): 223,737 (63.31%) obtained A1-C672,408 (21%) obtained D7-E8 while 46,384 (13.54%) had F9;
    • Integrated Science: 216,095 (63.17%) obtained A1-C6; 91,151 (27%) obtained D7-E8 while 34,825 (10.18%) had F9;
    • Social Studies: 257,838 (75.43%) obtained A1-C6; 52,983 (15.50%) obtained D7-E8 whilst 30,970 (9.06%) had F9.
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The provisional results indicate that there were improvements in the performance of candidates at A1 to C6 in all the core subjects.