The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has released the provisional results for the 2017 WASSCE examination.
There is an improvement upon the performance last year, a statement from WAEC said.
The Statement indicated that WAEC is working towards releasing the results to the various schools but the results can be accessed through the organisation’s website.
WAEC said for English Language, 155,077, representing 54.06% obtained between A1 and C6 while 73,409 (25.59%) had between D7 and E8 while 58, 351, representing 20.35%, had F9.
For Mathematics WAEC stated that 122,450 (42.73%) had A1-C6 while 106, 024 (37%) had D7-E8 and a total of 58,070 (20.27%) had F9.
In Integrated Science, 125,204 (43.66%) passed (A1-C6) while 84851 (29.59%) obtained D7-E8.
About 26.75%, translating to 76,693 failed (F9) in Integrated Science.
According to WAEC, 67,078 failed in Social Studies while 149, 806 passed (A1-C6). 69,795 obtained between D7 and E8.
185 schools have had their results been withheld pending conclusion of investigations into malpractices detected during and after the examination.