Jamaican students earned top marks in 14 of 35 subjects in this year’s Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations. 

Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations are usually taken by students after five years of secondary school, and mark the end of standard secondary education. The CSEC examinations are equivalent to the Ordinary Level (O-Levels) examinations and are targeted towards students sixteen and older. 

The CSEC examinations are often called the CXC examinations as they were the only examinations offered by the CXC from 1979 until 1998.

Jamaica’s Top-Placed Students in 2017 CSEC examinations:

1. English language
Arielle Buckle and Alexandria Burnett – Immaculate Conception High

2. Mathematics
Shanelle Marshall and Lori-Ann Knight – Campion College

3. Information Technology
Korian South – The Hampton School 

4. Agricultural Science (Single Award)
Jhordn Smith – Oracabessa High

5. Biology
Athena Pagon – Immaculate Conception High

6. Caribbean History 
Morgan-Leigh Miller – Campion College

7. Economics 
Ayoka Myles – Campion College

8. English literature 
Victoria Parague – Campion College

9. French 
Jason Decambre – Campion College

10.  Geography

Jason Decambre – Campion College

11. Principles of Accounts 
Saisheershika Nareddi – Petersfield High Evening Institute

12. Religious Education 
Cindy Gayle – Wolmer’s Girls

13. Textiles, Clothing and Fashion 
Cai Townsend – Montego Bay High

14. Food, Nutrition and Health 
Avery Barnett – Immaculate 

See the full list HERE


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Jamaican students earned top marks in 14 of 35 subjects in this year's Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations. Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations are usually taken by students after five years of secondary school, and mark the end of standard secondary education. The CSEC examinations are equivalent to the Ordinary Level...

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