MARAPONG — Matric results were nationally announced on Friday 4 January 2019 and Limpopo obtained the last position with a Grade 12 pass rate of 69,4%.
Two secondary schools in Marapong also reached a pass rate below the 70% mark.
Mogol Post visited Phegelelo High School, which has been in Marapong since the early 90s as well as Tielelo Secondary School.
Phegelelo’s Grade 12 pass rate for 2018 is 65% and their top achiever is the 18-year-old Kgopotso Molekoa.
Molekoa managed to get high marks in Physical Science 67%, Life Sciences 64%, Agricultural Sciences 62%, Sepedi 62% and Mathematics 60%.
13 out of the 20 Phegelelo learners who wrote the matric exams in 2018 passed.
Tielelo Secondary’s first matric class was in 2015. Their top achiever for 2018 is the 18-year-old Rainy Marakalala. Rainy obtained 79,3% overall with distinctions in Mathematics Literacy, Life Sciences and Tourism.
Tielelo’s pass rate for 2018 is 67,5%. A total of 80 Grade 12s wrote the matric exams in 2018 and 54 of them passed.