Barbados – Following discussions with Ministries of Education in St Vincent & the Grenadines and countries where candidates sat examinations with that cohort as a result of disruption caused by Hurricane Elsa, the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) wishes to advise that results of this year’s July/August examinations for the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE), Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and Caribbean Certificate of Secondary Level Competence (CCSLC), will be released online on Friday, 29 October 2021. Candidates can access their results at https://www.cxc.org/student-results/.
Stakeholders are reminded that results are preliminary. Candidates who may have questions about their grades, may submit requests for reviews and/or queries. The deadline for submission is 15 November 2021. Further details can be found online at www.cxc.org/exam-2021-release-guidance/
The official release of the June/July 2021 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) results will be made by the Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of Caribbean Examination Council (CXC), Dr. Wayne Wesley on Thursday 14th October 2021 at 9:00 a.m. at a ceremony hosted by the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) and the Ministry of Education of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana. The Ceremony will be hosted at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre and streamed live on www.cxc.ord\cxctv
The Honourable Dr Priya Manickchand, M.P., Minister of Education, will deliver the feature address and remarks will also be delivered by Dr Wayne Wesley, Registrar and CEO of CXC and Dr Marcel Hutson, Chief Education Officer in the Ministry of Education. Dr Nicole Manning, Director of Operations, Examination Services Division will deliver a presentation on the 2021 Examination Administration and Results.
The release of results to students will be on Friday 15th October 2021. Students will be able to access their results on the student portal on CXC’s website: https://www.cxc.org/student-results/ .
Preliminary results of the May/June 2021 Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate Examinations (CSEC) were received on 12 October 2021, in Grenada, with students’ performance in all of the Pure Sciences remaining above regional performance levels.
A total of 2,606 candidates were registered to write CXC (CSEC) examinations, of which 1,700 were females and 906 were males. 2,417 were candidates attending school, while 189 were private candidates. There were 13,791 subject entries in 32 subject areas. Twenty-four secondary schools and 24 private centres participated in the examination.
The largest entries were in Mathematics (1,839), English A (1,746), Social Studies (796), Principles of Business (770) and Information Technology (567).
The lowest entries were in Industrial Technology – Mechanical (14), Theatre Arts (27), Additional Mathematics (41), and Religious Education (49).
Table 1: Number of passes at each Grade Level
NUMBER AT EACH GRADE LEVEL
|I||II||III||IV||V||VI||UNGRADED OR ABSENT|
Overall, there were 1,921 Grade ones, 3,583 Grade twos, 3,777 Grade threes, 2,585 Grade fours, 1,064 Grade fives, 15 Grade sixes, and 572 ungraded or absent.
The percentage pass rate (Grades I to III) in the examination was 71.7%, a decline of 5.6% compared to 77.3% in 2020. In 2019 the pass rate was 74.54%.
The subjects with the highest percentage pass were Theatre Arts (100%), Industrial Technology Mechanical (100%), Physical Education and Sport (98.57%), Industrial Technology – Building (97.8%), Visual Arts (95.97%), Industrial Technology – Electrical (94.35%), Textiles, Clothing & Fashion (92.96%), Information Technology (92.87%), Food, Nutrition and Health (92.11%), and Technical Drawing (91.99%).
The subjects with the lowest percentage pass were Mathematics (34.98%), Religious Education (43.75%), French (50.66%), English B (51.07%), and Spanish (53.13%).
Performance in Mathematics declined by 8.58%, from 43.56% in 2020 to 34.98% in 2021. The percentage pass was 38.59% in 2019. Performance in English A declined by 10.94% from 82.65% in 2020 to 71.71% in 2021. The percentage pass rate in 2019 was 78.28%.
There were 8 schools recording percentage pass rates of 80% or more.