Matrics: 79% passes in Matlosana

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Lentswe, Klerksdorp - Only two high schools in Matlosana achieved 100% pass rates.

Al Huda Muslim School in Manzilpark with 14 matrics is not only the top school in Matlosana, it is also the top school in the province. The school has the highest percentage of subject distinctions and highest percentage of learners for university degree studies. In Matlosana, 3 015 learners sat for matric of which 2 346 passed (79%), while in the Dr KK district 5 393 lear-ners wrote matric and 4 390 passed (82%).

Hoërskool Wesvalia is the only other school in Matlosana with a 100% pass rate where all 122 matriculants passed. In fact, the school only had two matriculants who did not pass matric since it opened its doors 41 years ago.

Hoërskool Klerksdorp has a pass rate of 99.24%. The school is placed eighth in the province. Hoërskool Schoonspruit has a pass rate of 99.28%. They are placed seventh in the province. Schoonspruit had a 100% pass rate in 2017.

Deputy principal Anca Swart said they are impressed with the fact that 72% matrics passed with exemption, the highest in years at the school.

Hoërskool Orkney has a pass rate of 97.5% with 39 of its 40 matriculants passing.

English schools such as Vaal Reefs Technical High and Milner High School have pass rates of 66% and 78% respectively.