21 students score 100 per cent in all GSAT subjects, schools named
The wait to find out who will me named top boy and girl is almost over for the many students who received perfect scores in this year's sitting of the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT).
Director of Communications at the Education Ministry, Byron Buckley says the announcement is expected to be made later this week.
Buckley says with so many students achieving tops scores in the placement exam this year, the selection process was harder than expected.
Meanwhile, the ministry says 21 students scored 100 per cent in all subjects -12 from primary and nine from preparatory schools.
They attend the following schools:
1. HOLY CHILDHOOD PREPARATORY & ACADEMY
2. WOLMER'S PREPARATORY
3. UNITY PRIMARY (2)
4. THE QUEEN'S PREPARATORY (2)
5. ST. RICHARD'S PRIMARY
6. BURNT SAVANNAH PRIMARY
7. CORINALDI AVENUE PRIMARY
8. MANDEVILLE PRIMARY & JUNIOR HIGH
9. MONA PREPARATORY
10. UNITED LEARNING CENTRE
11. STS PETER & PAUL PREPARATORY
12. BRIDGEPORT PRIMARY
13. VAZ PREPARATORY
14. JESSIE RIPOLL PRIMARY (2)
15. ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PREPARATORY
16. ENSOM CITY PRIMARY
17. HALF-WAY TREE PRIMARY
18. MANNINGS HILL PRIMARY
The Ministry says it will not disclose the names of the students at this time.
However, the scholarship awardees are scheduled to be announced next week.
Close to 40,000 students sat this year's Grade Six Achievement Test.
See photos, stories and videos of GSAT scholars on the Gleaner's myReport page.