Grade Six Achievement Test 2019 Results
Five hundred and thirty five (535) students across the country, representing twenty (20) primary schools, wrote the GSAT on May 28 and 29, 2019. 362 students scored an overall average of 50% or higher. The overall pass rate this year is 67.66% compared with 75.56% in 2018. The 2019 cohort, like their counterparts from previous years, maintained an overall pass rate exceeding sixty per cent.
Of particular note is the significant improvement in the pass rate for Science this year compared with last year. The 71% pass rate in Science is an 18.7% increase of the pass rate in 2018. There has been a significant decrease in the pass rate for English language. 68.97 % passed English language this year compared with 82.95% in 2018 representing a decrease of 13.98%. A slight decrease in the General paper pass rate, this year 78.13% compared to 83.36% in 2018. Also there has been a 10% decrease in the pass rate for Mathematics this year compared to last year.
The overall top position this year was captured by Sherian Parry from the Ona Glinton Primary School with an average of 97.14%. Additionally:
2nd Tishana Williams Ona Glinton Primary 93.62
3rd Donnie Gardiner Providence International School 93.52
4th Jhadel Lewis Adelaide Oemler Primary School 92.86
5th Panthea Lightbourn Adelaide Oemler Primary School 92.76
6th Havianique Reid Shining Stars Preparatory 92.19
7th Samarth Parvani Faith Preparatory 91.62
8th David Hall Providence International School 90.19
9th Lormani Romilus Ona Glinton Primary 89.43
10th Rujuana Lindo Community Christian School 89.24
In the subject positions:
1st Sherian Parry 95.75 Ona Glinton
2nd Tishana Williams 92.75 Ona Glinton
3rd Panthea Lightbourn 92.50 Adelaide Oemler
1st Jhadel Lewis 98.00 Adelaide Oemler
2nd Sherian Parry 97.00 Ona Glinton
2nd Panthea Lightbourn 97.00 Adelaide Oemler
1st Sherian Parry 98.80 Ona Glinton
2nd Donnie Gardiner 98.00 Providence International
3rd Havianique Reid 97.60 Shining Stars
3rd Jermaine Williams 97.60 Wesley Methodist
1st Sherian Parry 98.00 Ona Glinton
2nd J’Annah Gardiner 96.00 Oseta Jolly
3rd Antwan Butler 95.00 Enid Capron
3rd Jhadel Lewis 95.00 Adelaide Oemler
3rd Wassly Romain 95.00 CH James
This is the last sitting of the Grade Six Achievement Test. Beginning in 2020, students will sit the Caribbean Primary Exit Assessment (CPEA).
The Minister of Education, Hon. Karen Malcolm, along with the Permanent Secretary, Deputy Secretary, Director and Deputy Director of Education and the Officers of the Department of Education wish to congratulate all the students on their success at the Grade Six Achievement Tests as well as those students who took top positions in the various subjects and in their various Schools. Best wishes to all as they prepare to move on to start their High School careers.