While Ekurhuleni North region made as the fourth best performing region in the country with an impressive 89 percent pass mark, the class of 2017 in Ekurhuleni South achieved an impressive 80.7 percent pass.
During her announcement of the matric results on Thursday 4 January, Minister of Basic Education, Ms Angie Motshekga indicated that the class of 2017 had the second largest number of progressed learners, since the policy was introduced in 2013.
Motshekga said, “The Class of 2017 has recorded the third highest enrolment of Grade 12 learners in the history of the basic education system in South Africa.
“The total number of candidates, who registered for the November 2017 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations, was 802 431; comprising 629 155 full-time candidates, and 173 276 part-time candidates.”
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Given the results from schools in Alberton and Germiston, the tame TIMES has calculated the possible average from the 12 schools in the area. The pass rate for the 12 schools in the class of 2017 achieved a 94.7 percent pass mark.
Out of the 12 schools, the two schools with a 100 percent pass rate are, Bracken High School and Sparrows Combined – Alberton.
Minister Motshekga has applauded the class of 2017 for the hard work they have put in and has wished them the best for the future.
She said, “I believe that you will continue to shine wherever you are.
“In celebrating the Class of 2017, I must also thank the principals, teachers, and parents for the work they continue to do.
“What you do at the school level, is what matters the most. The nation had put the future of our learners in your hands, and you delivered.
“We applaud you for the great work you continue to do on a daily basis.”
Matric Results for schools in Germiston and Alberton
Bracken High School – 100%
Sparrow Combined – Alberton – 100%
Alberton High School – 99.5%
Hoërskool Marais Viljoen – 98.8%
Hoërskool Dinamika – 97.3%
Hoërskool Alberton – 97.2%
Afrikaanse Hoërskool Germiston – 96.8%
Germiston High School – 95.7%
Leondale Secondary School – 93.1%
Glenbrack Junior Secondary School – 91.6%
Dinwiddie High School – 86%
Parklands High School – 80%
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