The Minister of Education, Sorin Cimpeanu, on Thursday stated that the number of average grades over 5 obtained by students at the National Assessment saw “an absolute maximum” this year, compared to the last 10 years, reaching 82.3pct.
“The number of average grades over 5 is an absolute maximum compared to the last 10 years – 82.3pct, which means that 122,166 high school graduates obtained an average score above 5 this year, before challenges. Last year we had 76.8pct, so with 5.5pct downwards,” Cimpeanu told a press conference.
He said the National Evaluation Centre had “successfully calibrated the subjects.”
The Minister mentioned that 155,568 candidates registered for the National Evaluation, the number being higher than the number of candidates registered in 2016-2019 and 2021.
“It is by 24,000 higher than the number of candidates registered last year. We had 144,494 candidates present, 25,000 more than the number of candidates present last year. Also, we had more candidates than in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2021. As a percentage, we have had a presence of 95.5pct in relation against the number of high school graduates registered,” Cimpeanu also said, according to Agerpres.