A total 7,551 candidates registered for the PSE of which 7245 candidates actually sat all or part of the exam this year. PSE numbers for 2014 record a 0.24% increase in the number of test candidates registered over 2013. Of the 7,551 who registered for the exam, 306 (or approximately 4%) were either absent for part of the exam, or had an Ungraded for the English Writing Paper or the Math Problem Solving Paper, had a No Result for at least one part of the exam, or a had a combination of Absent, Ungraded or No Result for different parts of the exam.
The PSE results continue to show the poor state of the education system in Belize. While the Ministry of Education tries to put the best spin on the results, the figures speak for themselves.
The English exam results show that only 51% of the students scored a Satisfactory Level of Performance or better (grade C or better).
For the Mathematics exam, it is even worse, with. only 36% of students scored a Satisfactory Level of Performance or better (Grade C or better).
Below are the official 2014 PSE results with performance charts per subject as released by the Ministry of Education. Direct download link for the PDF file is at the of end of this page.