2020 WASSCE performance: Everything you need to know

2020 WASSCE performance
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The organizers of the national examination (WAEC) has released the 2020 WASSCE performance of the first batch of the Free SHS beneficiaries who sat for the 2020 edition of the WASSCE for School Candidates examination.

The Examinations Council on Friday, November 13, 2020, announced on social media it has released the provisional results and that candidates who desire may access at the results checking portal http://ghana.waecdirect.org.

 

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According to WAEC, candidates results indicate that there were improvements in the WASSCE performance at Grades A1 to C6 in English Language and Mathematics (Core) in 2020 as compared to 2019 as follows:

SUBJECTS NUMBER AND PERCENTAGE OF CANDIDATES OBTAINING
GRADESA1 – C6 GRADED7 GRADEE8 GRADEF9
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 212,866(57.34%) 68,525(18.46%) 46,732(12.59%) 42,500(11.45%)
MATHEMATICS (CORE) 243,904(65.71%) 38,984(10.50%) 37,551(10.11%) 49,721 (13.40%)
INTEGRATED SCIENCE 194,891(52.53%) 54,053(14.57%) 48,081(12.96%) 73,242 (19.74%)
SOCIAL STUDIES 238,584(64.31%) 25,108(6.77%) 29,466(7.94%) 77,192(20.81%)
  • English Language – 48.96% in 2019 to 57.34% in 2020
  • Mathematics (Core) – 65.31% in 2019 to 65.71% in 2020.

It furthered that Integrated Science and Social Studies recorded a decline in the performance of candidates at Grades A1 to C6 in 2020 as compared to 2019 as follows:

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  • Integrated Science – 63.17% in 2019 to 52.53% in 2020
  • Social Studies – 75.43% in 2019 to 64.31% in 2020.
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