Potchefstroom Gimnasium Pass Rate Principal, Photos & Reviews

Hello, Potchefstroom Gimnasium students and parents! LetÕs explore how the school has performed in recent years (from 2021 to 2023). WeÕll discuss the pass rate, the principal Benson Johan, and gather reviews and photos from students and parents.

If I count all classes and grades from bottom up to grade 12, this school actually has 1014 learners in total and most of them are coming from Potchefstroom and around, but for the sake of this article, I will focus more on the matric 2023 class that had 187 bright students.

You can also check National Matric Results Percentage 2023. This pass rate is rubber-stamped by the minister of basic education, Mrs Angie Motshekga on the 18th January 2024, but for now let’s dive into the specifics!

Potchefstroom Gimnasium pass rate 2023, 2022 to 2021

Potchefstroom Gimnasium have made significant effort in trying to improve their matric pass rates. For instance the 2023 National Senior Certificate (NSC) exams pass rate is increased to 99,5% pass rate, as compared to 97,2% in 2022. This resulted in Potchefstroom Gimnasium Ranking No.: 14 in the province (Ranking below Grenville High School that took No.: 13), followed by Botoka Comprehensive School at No.: 15 and Sunrise View Secondary School ranking No.: 16.

2021 2022 2023
Wrote 138✍ 141✍ 187✍
Failed 0☹ 0☹ 0☹
Total Achieved 137 (99,3%) 🏆 137 (97,2%) 🏆 186 (99,5%) 🏆
Ranking (MP only) No.: 53 No.: 60 No.: 14
Potchefstroom Gimnasium Pass Rate 2023-2021

Pass Rate Explained

This high school is located in Potchefstroom under the Dr. K. Kaunda district, with EMIS Number: 600101674. This school has consistently strived for excellence over the years.

2023 pass rate

Now, last year 2023, Potchefstroom Gimnasium again went to register 187 learners to sit for the matric exams. Of the 187 learners who wrotematric, last year we see 0 learners getting a fail, while 186 learners were Top Achievers.

The missing gap in numbers between learners who wrote and the Top Achievers are those who got certificates pass level.

Potchefstroom Gimnasium got 99,5% pass rate on 2023 Matric exam results. On that year, we see it Ranking*: No.: 14🏆 in North West Province.

2022 pass rate

Whereas in 2022, Potchefstroom Gimnasium went to register 141 learners to sit for the Grade 12 NSC examinations. Of the 141 learners who wrote the exams, 0 got a fail, while 137 learners were Top Achievers.

This resulted in a 97,2% pass rate for Potchefstroom Gimnasium in 2022. On that year, the school ended up Ranking* No.: 60 in the province.

Pass Rate 2021

In 2021, Potchefstroom Gimnasium registered 138 learners to write the Grade 12 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations. Of the 138 learners who wrote the exams, 0 were unsuccessful, while 137 learners were Top Achievers.

This resulted in a 99,3% pass rate for Potchefstroom Gimnasium in 2021. On that year, the school ended up Ranking* No.: 53 in the province.

Potchefstroom Gimnasium Principal

The principal of Potchefstroom Gimnasium is Benson Johan and has been with the school for a reasonable time now. The experience of the principal, 50 teachers on board and 187 motivated Grade 12 learners made this high school to demonstrate this year’s increased pass rate.

The availability of Potchefstroom Gimnasium past exam papers and memos on our website for all learners to download for free, has show great success too.

Potchefstroom Gimnasium Photos

Below I will publish photos for Potchefstroom Gimnasium Top Achievers receiving their awards together with their principal, so give me a moment to put this gallery together.

Potchefstroom Gimnasium Reviews

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  • This article exclusively examines the overall Matric pass rates for the school and does not delve into the performance of individual students or school fees. The data provided here is directly sourced from the Department of Education.
  • Rating* is divided by the total number of students who wrote in the province.

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