An over six per cent increase in its performance has seen the St. Martins Secondary school (SMSS) displace the St. Vincent Boys Grammar School (SVGS) as this country’s top all-male secondary school following the release of the CXC CSEC results.

The Ministry of Education has confirmed that the school gained a 94.48 % overall pass rate improving upon the 87.7% pass rate in 2019. While the St. Vincent Grammar School has been beaten into second place in the boy’s category and fourth overall, its 93.32% pass rate is better than the 91.44% the school registered in 2019.

The Bequia Seventh- day Adventist High School maintained its top school status with an overall pass rate of 94.19% securing the third spot for the second consecutive year. In 2019, the school registered an 88.57% pass rate.

While the Girls’ High School continued its dominance with an improved 97.88% pass rate on its 96.9% performance in 2019, a further seven schools scored in excess of 80% which has been the benchmark performance. These are:

St. Joseph’s Convent, 86.91%; Thomas Saunders Secondary School, 85.23%; Mountain View Adventist Academy, 83.64%; West St. George Secondary School, 83.59%; St Joseph’s Convent (Marriaqua), 82.68%; North Union Secondary School, 81.38%; and, Georgetown Secondary School, 81.15%.

The ministry further said that 12 schools obtained creditable pass rates between 60% and 80%.

These Are:

Emmanuel High School Mesopotamia, 78.23%;

Dr. J.P. Eustace Memorial Secondary School, 77.57%;

Bishop’s College Kingstown, 77.09%;

Bethel High School, 74.65%;

Intermediate High School, 73.10%;

Sandy Bay Secondary School, 70.98%;

Buccament Bay Secondary School, 69.50%;

Central Leeward Secondary School, 69.48%;

St. Clair Dacon Secondary School, 65.99%;

Adelphi Secondary School , 65.90%;

George Stephens Senior Secondary School, 65.15%;

Troumaca Secondary School, 63.33%

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