The results of the 2016 National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) were released by the Ministry of Education on Tuesday with two students gaining the #1 spot.
The two students who gained the top position are Anthony Ferriea from Mae’s Under 12 and Anya Singh from the Dharmic Rama Krishna Primary School.
Both students gained 568 marks out of a possible 583.
Sarena Razak from Grahams Hall Primary came in third with 565 marks while Chelsea Barnes from the Success Elementary came in 4th with 563 marks.
She was followed by Arun Sooknarine also from Dharmic Rama Krishna with 562 marks and Helia Agard from Success Elementary with 561, securing the fifth and sixth spaces respectively.
A total of five students tied for 7th position with 560 marks.
The National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) exams were written on April 27 and 28, 2016 with over 14,000 students sitting the examinations. The results will be available on the Ministry of Education website from 5pm this evening. The link for that website is www.educationgy.org
Education Minister, Dr. Rupert Roopnarine told a media briefing that he is still not pleased with the overall results. He said he wants to see students doing much better. The Chief Education Minister, Olato Sam, said male students are starting to perform better and that is good news. He said there has been a closing of the gap among male and female students.
See List of top 1% below.