Ministry of Education has released the 2016 grade twelve results, with 54 schools recording a hundred per cent pupils obtaining school certificate.
Minister of General Education, Dennis Wanchinga says the proportion of candidates obtaining school certificates increased by 4.9 percent in 2016 compared to 2015.
Dr. Wanchinga added that there were more boys than girls who obtained school certificates at 63.95 and 59.57 percent respectively.
He attributed the improved performance to interventions taken by Government such as the recruitment of teachers and fast track teacher education program.
Dr. Wanchinga further said the highest mean percentage was recorded in Fashion and Fabrics while the lowest mean percentage was recorded in Agricultural Science.
Eastern Province had the highest proportion of candidates obtaining school certificates while Western and Copperbelt provinces had the lowest proportions.
Dr. Wanchinga advised members of the public to access grade 12 results through the SMS Results Release System offered by the Examination Council of Zambia.
According to the results, grant headed schools performed the best followed by Private and public schools.