Thursday, March 8, 2012

Penang Tops STPM Result

PENANG schools have performed better in the STPM examinations last year with the passing rate for students scoring between one principal and five principals at 97.02% compared to the national average of 93.96%.
State Education Department deputy director Dr Sharifah Bee Aboo Bakar said the joint effort of the teachers had contributed to the academic achievements of the students last year.
She said that in 2010, a total of 2,494 students sat for the exams where 96.67% of them scored between one principal and five principals and it was 2,409 students in 2009 with 96.75% obtaining between one and five principals.
“A total of 3,062 students sat for the exam last year and 2,523 students were from the government schools with another 345 from private schools and 194 were private candidates,’’ she said at a press conference held at SMJK Jit Sin in Sungai Rambai near Bukit Mertajam yesterday.

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