2020 WASSCE Out: Over 150,000 Students Fail Integrated Science

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released provisional results for the 2020 WASSCE for school candidates.

This year’s results saw some improvement in the performance of candidates at Grades A1 to C6 in English Language and Mathematics (Core) compared to 2019.

This was contained in a statement issued by WAEC on Friday, November 13, 2020, signed and issued by the Head of Public Affairs at WAEC, Mrs. Agnes Teye-Cudjoe.

According to the statement, English Language and Mathematics saw an improvement in performance as 57.34% and 65.71% passed in the two subjects respectively.

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On the other hand, Integrated Science and Social Studies recorded a decline in relation to the number of students who had Grades A1 to C6 as compared to 2019.

The statement reveals that 52.3% of students who sat for the examination passed Integrated Science compared to 63.17% in 2019.

Social Studies also moved from 75.43% in 2019 to 64.31% in 2020.

Candidates who so desire may access their results at the Council’s website – www.waecgh.org.

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Meanwhile, a total of 375,763 candidates from 976 schools sat for the 2020 examination.

The 2020 entry figure was made up of 187,581 (49.9%) males and 188,182 (50.1%) females.

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