Holy Child School, a Catholic second-cycle institution located in the Cape Coast Metropolitan Archdiocese and in Ghana’s Central Region, achieved yet another outstanding performance in the 2022 West African Secondary School Certificate Examinations, according to results released on December 1, by the West African Examinations Council.
An evaluation of the school’s performance in terms of subjects, programmes, grades, and individual student performances sighted by Catholic Trends revealed that the school presented a total of 538 students for the 2022 WASSCE and recorded an average of 98.9% in the four core subjects.
The course with the highest number of A’s scored by students was Social Studies with 453 students garnering an A, resulting in a 99.9% pass rate, followed by Mathematics with 103 A’s and a 99.2% pass rate. For Integrated Science and English Language, a 98.2% pass rate was recorded respectively.
In the elective subjects, the school recorded a 100% pass rate in Chemistry, Biology, Business Management, Financial Accounting, Leatherworks, Graphic Design, Clothing and Textiles, Food & Nutrition, Management in Living, General Knowledge in Art, And Literature in English. French, Government and Cost Accounting were the other electives that had students securing a 100% pass rate.
History had a 99.7% pass rate, Geography had a 99.2% pass rate, with Physics and Economics respectively had a 98% pass rate. 95% pass rate was secured by students who took Elective Mathematics.
The analysis of the best grades by programme saw General Science topping with 8A’s followed by General Arts with 6A’s, Business with 5A’s, Home Economics with 5A’s and Visual Arts 4A’s.
For individual student performances, Poku Abena Afiriyie, a Science student was the overall Best Student having garnered 8As in all subjects. Adom-Asare Keziah, another Science student had 7A’s and 1 B2. Akomeah Janelle Dedaa, Konadu Abena Kwakyewa and Kudjoe Abigail Mamle, all Science students had 7A’s and 1 B3.
Students who scored 6A’s with a combination of 2 B2 or B3 are Acheampong Abena Mansa, Sackey Ayensua Sheena, Gyaase Lynnette Adjei Ohemeng, Owusu Safowaa Francisca, Issah Junor Khalida, Tekpor Worlako Adzo, all Science students but the list includes Effah Lidwina Abena Amponsah from the General Arts.
According to the performance analysis, a vast majority of students (over 98%) have obtained the necessary grades and are eligible to enrol in tertiary institutions.