08 March 2014, 7:50 p.m. – UST posted a perfect passing rate in the recent board exams for elementary teachers, and was named the second top-performing school in the secondary level.

Three out of three examinees passed the licensure exams for teachers (LET) in the elementary level this year. compared with nine out of 10 last year.

No school entered the roster of top performing schools in LET-elementary because the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) requires a minimum of 50 examinees and at least an 80 percent passing rate to be declared a top-performing school.

The national passing rate for LET-elementary slightly went up to 28.98 percent or 11,120 passers out of 38,377 examinees, from last year’s 27.78 percent.

Meanwhile, the University recorded an 89.29-percent passing rate, or 50 out of 56 examinees, in the LET for the secondary level, PRC results showed. This was lower than last year’s 92.16 percent.

UST trailed behind Saint Louis University which recorded a 93.8-percent passing rate.

Leading the new batch of Thomasian high school teachers is Teresa Limpin, who shared the eighth spot with Lecimar Esdrelon of the Capitol University and Hilario Salamida of the University of the East-Manila. All three got identical scores of 86.6 percent.

For LET-secondary, the national passing rate slid to 28.41 percent, equivalent to 12,033 passers out of 42,358 examinees, from last year’s 39.61 percent. Gena Myrtle P. Terre


  1. Congratulations to all!
    Especially to the three BEED (Emery Ergie Monzones, Ericka Pacheco and Megan Kristine Lisao) for passing the Licensure Examination for Teachers. Goodluck! May you all teach minds, touch hearts, and transform lives for the greater glory of God!


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