UST tops board exams for elementary school teachers anew


THE UNIVERSITY remained the top-performing school for elementary teachers in the September 2017 licensure examinations for teachers (LET).

UST’s passing rate however slipped to 93.81 percent, or 106 out of 113 examinees, from last year’s 97.79 percent or 133 out of 136 examinees.

Mary Clarence Madero of West Visayas State University-La Paz led the country’s fresh batch of elementary school teachers with a score of 88.80 percent.

In the secondary level, UST climbed to the second spot on the list of top-performing schools, from the fourth spot last year.

UST’s passing rate rose to 94.74 percent, or 162 out of 171 examinees, from last year’s 87.29 percent, or 158 out of 181 examinees.

The University of the Philippines – Los Baños was named the top-performing school, obtaining a 98.33-percent passing rate.

Rhoy Omega of the University of Mindanao-Davao City topped this year’s secondary-level LET.
The national passing rate in the elementary LET dipped to 26.3 percent or 21,198 out of 80,509 examinees. Last year’s passing rate stood at 30.18 percent, or 23,378 out of 77,466 examinees.

In the secondary level, the national passing rate climbed to 46.37 percent, with 49,626 acing the test out of 107,020 examinees, from last year’s 33.78-percent or 31,334 out of 92,754.


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