May 21, 2016, 2:02a.m. – THE UNIVERSITY improved in the March licensure examinations for teachers (LET) in the secondary level, with one Thomasian entering the top 10.

UST recorded a 93.75-percent passing rate, with 45 Thomasians making the cut out of 48 examinees, results from the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) showed.

This was higher than last year’s 89.06-percent passing rate, in which 57 passed out of 64 examinees.

Leading the new batch of Thomasian high school teachers was Julie Ann Caringal who shared the seventh spot with Anna Veronica Belmonte of Bicol University, Paola Bianca Jamolin of Ateneo de Manila, Rosa Layes of Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Colleges, Ana Therese Tandoy of Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila and Larraine Yapchiongco of Pines City College. All scored 89.60 percent.

University of the Philippines- Diliman was named the top-performing school after registering a 93.44-percent passing rate. Fifty seven UP examinees passed out of 61.

Meanwhile, UST registered a 77.78-percent passing rate in the LET elementary level, lower than last year’s 85.71 percent. Seven passed out of nine examinees.

The national passing rate for LET-secondary climbed to 35.43 percent, with 18,810 passing the test out of 53,090 examinees.

Last year’s passing rate was 31.63 percent, with 17,904 passing the test out of 56,596 examinees.

For LET-elementary, the national passing rate increased to 28.38 percent, with 12,128 passing the test out of 42,739 examinees.

Last year’s passing rate was 27.42 percent, with 12,103 passing the test out of 44,144 examinees. Alhex Adrea M. Peralta


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.