The National Examination Council (NEC) has announced the Primary Certificate of Education result with 89.9 percent pass the exam.
Ministry of General Education and Instructions released the result this afternoon, Friday 2nd July.
Unity State ranked in the top performance with 77.92 marked scored, follow by Jonglei State.
The Minister of General Education, Martin Toko Moyi read out the result during a press conference in Juba.
He said the overall performance of candidates in the 2020 certificate of Primary Education Examination is 89.9% compared to 87.9 percent in 2019.
Male candidates outperformed with 91.5 % compared to their female colleagues, who got 89.9 passed.
Private schools lead in the performance this year. Ms. Noami Nyiel Deng from St Andrew, Primary school, scored 457, the higher mark of the examination result. She was also the best top ten female candidates.
The top twenty best schools in the 2020 Certificate of Primary Education include JCC Hai Negil Ps, 88.42%, Kings Academy, 87.83%, and St Andrew with 87.31%. The NEC said the private school still dominates the best performance in the country.
The Council observed that the number of absenteeism in 2020 has reduced compare to the previous year. It attributed this to relative peace in the country.