-both gained 532 marks of 536 possible marks
̶ Improved performance at Public Schools
̶ Mathematics Camps hailed a successful initiative
—Rural and Hinterland schools record improved performance
Twelve-year-old (12) Graham’s Hall Primary School student Dave Chowtie and Vennisha Lall of CV Nunes Primary School have topped this year’s National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA).
Chowtie, who just two months ago emerged the victor in the Department of Education’s Math Quiz competition 2019, related his gratitude to God, his parents, other family, teachers and fellow classmates who were his support system going into the examination season.
“I wasn’t expecting this!” Chowtie told the Department of Public Information (DPI).
Venisha Lall, like Chowtie, gained a total of 532 marks out of a possible 536.
Other schools who produced students in the top ten positions were Novar Primary School (Region 5), CV Nunes Primary (Region 2), Success Elementary School (Region 4), Academy of Excellence (Region 3), Marian Academy, Maes Under 12 Primary, Josel Educational Institute and The New Guyana School (Georgetown).
The examinations, sat by more than 14,000 students were held countywide on April 17 and 18, 2019.
The students were tested in 4 subject areas; Mathematics, English Language, Social Studies and Science.
Below is a list of the performers who secured a spot in this year’s top ten.
More details in a subsequent report.
Top 10 NGSA Performers
Dave Chowtie – Graham’s Hall Primary School
Venisha Lall – CV Nunes Primary School
Ruth Lawson – Academy of Excellence
Ethan Bianchini – Marian Academy
Shivali Challu – Mae’s Under 12
Sarita Somai – Success Elementary
Ajala Maharaj – Marian Academy
Aditya Sharma Academy of Excellence
Akaia Griffith – Success Elementary
Umashankar Singh – Novar Primary
Devine Amsterdam – New Guyana School
Malene Crandon- Josel Educational Institute
Narindra Singh – Marian Academy