A section of Private Primary Schools in Gulu city have excelled in the just released 2020 Primary Leaving Examination-PLE.
At El-Shaddai primary school, 143 out of 144 candidates who sat for the exams scored first grade while one candidate scored second grade.
Seven of the candidates got aggregate four, 18 got aggregate 5 and 19 got aggregate six.
At Emmanuel Primary School, 28 out of the 29 candidates got first grade while one got second grade.
A total of 16 boys and 13 girls sat the exams.
At Hilder primary school, all 20 candidates who include 15 boys and five girls passed with first grade.
Onencan Emmanuel, a candidate from Hilder primary school who got aggregate five says he is very excited for passing with flying colors and attributed his success to support from family and teachers.
At Mother Ludia Primary School, 159 out of 161 candidates passed in first grade while 22 got second grade.
In Omoro district, Opit Modern Primary school in Opit Town Council which is privately owned had 42 first grade, out of the 90 candidates who sat for the exams.
The remaining 48 candidates scored second grade. The best pupil scored aggregate seven.
Damasca Odong, the Director of Opit Modern primary school is happy with the school’s improvement which he attributed to the teachers who worked hard not to have candidates in third and fourth grade.
In Lakwatomer Primary school, a government school, only five out of 62 candidates got first grade while the remaining 57 candidates got second grade.
At Wakadogo, a private primary school, two out of 35 candidates got first grade with the best getting 7 aggregates, 31 got second grade, one third division and one fourth division.
Meanwhile, in Nwoya district, Anaka Primary School which had 104 candidates registered 10 first grades, 79 second grades, 10 in third grade and 5 in 4th grade.
At Anaka central, only one out of 71 candidates scored first grade.
Green Light, a private school in Alero Sub County which had 20 candidates, registered three first grades and 17 second grades.
Opiro Emmanuel who scored first grade spoke to Mega Fm.
At St Andrew Molly’s Foundation in Pabbo Town council, Amuru district, 21 out of the 49 candidates scored first grades with the best getting aggregate six.