The Uganda Advanced Certificate of Examinations (UACE) results released today indicate improvement in performance of some schools in Acholi sub region.
At St Pope John Paul II College, out of 147 candidates who sat for the exams, 75 scored above 10points.
The best student Francis Otim got 17 points in History, Economics and Divinity/sub-math.
Gulu central high school registered 48 candidates scoring 3principal passes, 80 2principal passes, 19 1primcipal pass out of 148 candidates who sat for the exams.
The best student at Gulu central high school is Adong Oliver Salume who got 18 points in History, Entrepreneurship and Divinity/Computer.
Ocer Campion Jesuit College had 28 candidates and 15 got 3 principle passes, 8 two principle passes and 5 got 1 principle pass.
The best student Laker Gloria Mercy got 16 points in History, Divinity, and Literature/Computer.
At Restore Leadership Academy 55 got 3 principle passes, 22 got 2 principles passes and 15 got 1 principle pass out of 99 candidates who sat for the exam.
The best student is Luka Malai who got 17 points in Mathematics, Entrepreneurship and Geography/Computer.
13 students sat for the exams at Koch Goma SS and the best is Alimocan Desire who got 13 points.
Results for Alero SS was blocked because a number of candidates were yet to clear their school fees, according to Hilder Rose Lakor, the school head teacher.
At Adwari secondary school in Otuke, the best student Daniel Otim Emmanuel got 16 points in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/ computer.
The best student at Acukbanya secondary School in Kole district is Allan Ogwang who got 12 points in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/computer.
At Ibuje secondary School in Apac District, the best student got 15 points in Economics, Leb-Lango, and Agriculture/Sub math.
Meanwhile, UNEB has withheld UACE results of 120 candidates from 26 centers for alleged malpractice.
The results also indicate there was a slight improvement in the performance of mathematics in last year’s UACE compared to 2018.
According to the results, 2639 out of 31729 students (8.3 percent) scored A compared to 2034 (6.8%) out of 29915 candidates last year.
Chemistry came second with 419 (2.5%) candidates out 16772 registering A. This is a decline from last year’s 468 candidates out of 15148 who passed with A.
History came third with 889 (2.3%) of the 38686 candidates that sat for the subject getting A.