Bright Senior High School in Kukurantumi in the Eastern region has braced the storm and managed to record high pass rate among students who sat for this year’s WASSCE.
The West African Examination Council, WAEC, on August 8,2020 suspended the examination centre status of Bright Senior High School in Akyem Kukurantumi in the Eastern Region and relocated the center to Ofori Panin Senior High School in same Municipality
The decision by WAEC was taken after some candidates engaged in misconduct during the WASSCE examination. An incident management of the school has strongly condemned and apologized.
The unexpected relocation of the examination center created unconviniences for the students .
Many also argued that, the relocation will expose the much touted academic performance of the school in subsequent WASSCE.
However, analysis of the provisional results of the 2021 WASSCE indicate that 80% of the about 800 candidates presented by the school had ”8As ” to ”5As” in various subjects while those who had 4As to 2As represent 15%.
Candidates who had only one grade “A” are 5%.
According to management of the School, in terms of percentage passes the school had 100% overall pass , according to the provisional results available.
In English Language subject specific, 42% of the candidates had A1 while 37% secured B2. Candidates who had B3, and C4-C6 were 16% and 5% respectively.
98% of the candidates had A1 in core mathematics whilst 1.2% had B2.
0.5% had grade B3 while 0.3% grade C4- C6.With regards to Integrated Science ,99% of the candidates secured grade A1, while 0.4 % had B2.
A proportion of 0.1% had grade B3 whilst the rest had C4 to C6.
Performance of the candidates in Social studies was also outstanding . 99% of the students had grade A1 according to the provisional results released by WAEC.Candidates who had B3% in the subject were 0.6%.
Additionally ,0.1% of the candidates had B3 while 0.3% secured grade C4 to C6.
The performance of the students manifested in their elective subjects as well will majority of the students securing grade A1 to B3.
Management of the school told the media that, the provisional results data as analyzed vindicates the school about its unparalleled academic performance over the years.
Administrator of the School Jones Yeboah said, ” following the unfortunate incident which happened in 2020. We lost our Examination center status hence WAEC relocated our center to OPASS. We believe it was a challenge for us to prove to the world that indeed our excellent performance in WASSCE over the years have been purely on merit of investment into quality tuition ,ICT and Science laboratory and human resources i.e. qualified teachers who are committed to go the extra mile to meet the needs and understanding of our students”
“In Bright Senior High School, we believe quality education is multifaceted therefore we approach education with all these in mind to ensure that academic excellent is achieved. This feat manifest at the tertiary level where our students are admitted ”
Management of the school believe their exclusive inclusion in 2022 National Science and Maths Quiz (NMSQ) Competition is yet another opportunity for the school to prove its academic might.
Bright SHS is a private Secondary school in Akyem Kukurantumi in the Abuakwa North Municipality in Eastern Region.
The school is a private Senior high school of choice for quality education to many parents due to its consistent excellent academic performance and conducive learning environment.
The vision of the school is to become a center of academic excellence and talent development.
In this regard ,management is exploring opportunities for strategic partnerships abroad for exchange programs and scholarships for its students.
The school is also in engagement with partners to develop talents of students in various disciplines and professions including acting, singing, sports, arts, IT programming among others as part of extra curriculum activity to increase students entrepreneurial and employability opportunities.