Over 68% of High School Students Obtain Their Baccalaureate

About 68.62 percent, or 79,052 out of 115,208 high school students who were present during the exam sessions, obtained their baccalaureate, according to a press release of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports made public this morning.

Among these successful students, 443 got grade A; 2,430 grade B; 5.847 grade C; 14,100, grade D; and 56.232 grade E, pointed out the same source, stressing that most of grade A students (141) come from Phnom Penh capital, followed by the provinces of Siem Reap (38), Battambang (32), Takeo (29), Kampong Cham (27), Prey Veng (27), Banteay Meanchey (25), Kandal (23), Kampot (23), Thbong Khmum (15), Kampong Thom (14), Preah Sihanouk (13), Svay Rieng (8), Pursat (7), Kampong Chhnang (6), Kampong Speu (6), Kratie (4), Rattanakiri (2), Koh Kong (1), Mondulkiri (1) and Oddar Meanchey (1).

The official results will be announced this afternoon for Phnom Penh’s and Kandal province’s exam centres, and tomorrow for those in other provinces.

This year’s exams took place on Aug. 19-20 in 202 centres across the country. The exam, correction and scoring process was conducted successfully without noticeable incidents, underlined the press release.

Last year, the success rate among high school students was 67.07 percent. Of the graduates, 408 earned grade A; 2.222 grade B; 6.041 grade C; 15.180 grade D; and 52,183 grade E.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press