Well done, Class of 2017

CONGRATULATIONS: Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is pleased with the Class of 2017. *Photo: Lucky Thusi.

GAUTENG Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi released the Gauteng matric results for 2017 at Nokuthula LSEN School in Lyndhurst on January 5. The province’s pass rate is 85.1 per cent.

The MEC also recognised learners and schools for academic excellence in various categories, including subject performance, top performing township school learners, top learner in the SSIP programme, as well as most improved and top performing schools.

“I wish to congratulate the Class of 2017 for achieving a pass rate of 85.1 per cent, consistent with the previous class,” Lesufi said. “This is even though other provinces have shown a decline compared to the previous year. This sustained performance confirms the fact that the Gauteng education system is a stable system.”

The department registered 108 522 full-time and 42 066 part-time matric candidates, which made the 2017 NSC examinations in Gauteng the second-biggest of the country’s nine provinces. The increase in the number of part-time candidates in the province pointed to a major contribution from the Second Chance Programme for out-of-school youth.

How did schools in the South fare?

Mondeor High – 94.81 per cent

Glenvista High – 97.52 per cent

Jordao College – 82.61 per cent

Sir John Adamson High – 93.12 per cent

Abbots College – 92.54 per cent

Hoërskool President – 97.06 per cent

Horizon International High – 97.10 per cent

Falcon Private – 92.86 per cent

Kenilworth High – 100 per cent

The Hill High – 94.35 per cent

Hoërskool Die Fakkel – 79.23 per cent

Diversity High – 89.8 per cent

Forest High – 76.16 per cent

Elethu Themba High – 91.89 per cent

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Lucky Thusi
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