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72% Leaving School Underachieving

 72% of secondary school leavers are leaving school underachieving and this is a worrying statistic.

A number of traditional high schools are among the schools who are failing to help pupils achieve.

See our two tables below:

TOP 20 SCHOOLS ISLANDWIDE

This shows the 20 best performing schools across the entire country.

 

Ranking

Name of school

Percentage (%) of grade 11 cohort attaining Five (5) subjects with English and/or Mathematics.

1

Campion College

97.6%

2

Wolmers Girls’ School

96.8%

3

St. Hilda’s High School

96.2%

4

Glenmuir High School

95.8%

5

St. Andrew High School for Girls

93.3%

      6

Ardenne High School

93.2%

7

Immaculate Conception High School

93.1%

8

Westwood High School

92.6%

9

Wolmers Boys’ School

92.6%

10

Knox College

88.0%

11

Mount Alvernia High School

87.8%

12

Montego Bay High

87.6%

13

Bishop Gibson

85.9%

14

DeCarteret College

82.3%

15

Convent of Mercy Alpha Girl School

81.9%

16

Munro College

80.1%

17

Merl Grove High School

79.1%

18

St. Hugh’s High School

78.7    %

19

The Queens High School

75.5%

20

Mannings High School

73.5%

 

 

BOTTOM 20 SCHOOLS ISLANDWIDE

This shows the 20 poorest performing schools across the entire country.

 

Ranking

Name of school

Percentage (%) of grade 11 cohort attaining Five (5) subjects with English and/or Mathematics.

           1

Edith Dalton James High

3.4%

2

Denham Town High

3.2%

3

Spanish Town High

3.1%

4

Fair Prospect High

3.0%

5

Bog Walk High

2.8%

6

Hopewell  High

2.6%

7

Cedric Titus High

2.4%

8

Islington High

2.3%

9

Penwood High

2.3%

10

Grange Hill High

2.1%

11

Charlie Smith High

2.0%

12

Cumberland High

2.0%

13

Newell High

2.0%

14

Robert Lightbourne High

1.7%

15

Sydney Paygon Agricultural High

1.5%

16

Yallahs High

1.2%

17

Innswood High

1.1%

18

Glengoffe High

1%

19

Paul Bogle High

0.9%

20

Donald Quarrie High

0.4%

 

Go to our website: www.educatejamaica.org and click school guide for the full report.