June 14, 2013

Gian-Paul Baker tops in Common Entrance Examination for 2013

Gian-Paul Baker of the Kingstown Preparatory School is the top student in the 2013 Common Entrance Examination, which concluded on June 7.{{more}}

According to a release from the Ministry of Education, Gian-Paul scored an average of 95.16%. In second place was Areanna St Luce of the Calliaqua Anglican School with an average of 94.89%. Third was Kelcey Allen of the Kingstown Preparatory School with an average of 94.62%.

The number of students registered was 2334. Of these, 2314 wrote the examination. The proportion of students who met the prescribed standard was 1290 (55.74%).

The highest average score in 2013 is 95.16%, the same as the highest average score in 2012. There were 8 students in this year’s exam who earned in excess of 90% of the total marks. There were 158 students who scored 80% or more of the total marks.

Of the 1210 males who wrote the examination in 2013, 570 or 47.11%, met the required standard, while of the 1104 females, 720 or 65.22%, met the required standard.

The first 10 places were taken by the following schools:

Kingstown Preparatory School

(3 students)

St Mary’s Roman Catholic School

(1 student)

Calliaqua Anglican Primary School

(1 student)

Lodge Village Government School

(1 student)

Windsor Primary School

(1 student)

Richland Park SDA

(1 student)

Biabou Methodist School

(1 student)

Mustique Government

(1 student)

The subject performance can be summarized as follows:

Highest scores

General Paper – 96.67% (Kelcey Allen and Alyssa Patterson of the Kingstown Preparatory School and Delaan Nedd of St Mary’s Roman Catholic School)

English – 93.94% (Maya Abdoussala of the C.W. Prescod Primary School)

Maths – 100% ( Mauriceo Bullock of the Kingstown Preparatory School, Anthony Overing of the Mustique Government School, Zoe Porter of the Windsor Primary School, Kyle DaSilva of the Richland Park SDA, Delaan Nedd of the St Mary’s R.C. School and Ryanna Glynn of the Georgetown Government School).

The criteria for determining the acceptable standards are: (1) students earn at least half of the total marks available (2) students earn not less than one third of the total marks on any one paper.