Isla Bonita Elementary Student is island’s top PSE Scorer

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Brian Schweigler, flanked by classmates Sophia Miglio and Jasmine Ritchie

Brian Schweigler of La Isla Bonita Elementary School is the island’s best PSE scorer, with 364 points out of a possible 400. The Primary School Examination (PSE) is a two-part exam given to students to assess their achievement of curriculum content and skills in the areas of English, Mathematics, Social Studies and Science of the National Primary School Curriculum. In a release by the Ministry of Education, it states that “the examination seeks not to rank students in comparison to other students, but to report what each student has achieved for individual skills.”

Below find a list of the top ten scorers on the island. Kudos to the students for their hard work, and also to the teachers, parents and all those who assisted them in their quest for academic excellence.

Brian Schweigler – La Isla Bonita Elementary School – 364
Andreina Acosta – San Pedro RC School – 360
Odalis Duarte – San Pedro RC School – 356
Mahe Pereira – New Horizon SDA – 356
Sophia Miglio – La Isla Bonita Elementary School – 351
Brandon Ramirez – Ambergris Caye Elementary School – 348
Pedro Ayuso – San Pedro RC School – 346
Pablo Barboza – San Pedro RC School – 343
Raquel Reyes – San Pedro RC School – 341
Jasmine Ritchie – La Isla Bonita Elementary School – 338

RC School’s top scorers: (L-R) Pablo Barboza, Pedro Ayuso,
Odalis Duarte and Andreina Acosta (missing is Raquel Perez).

The top scorer in the country is Hummingbird Elementary’s Siian Rancharan, with a total of 386. The top scorer will be recognized at a national award ceremony later this month (June). The top scorer will receive the Jane and Michael Nembhard award, which includes a computer and financial assistance to the high school of choice.

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