Chemistry Paper 2 WASSCE (SCHOOL CANDIDATES), 2019

General Comments

The standard of the paper was high and compared favourably with those of previous years. The questions were well constructed and were within the scope of the examination syllabus. The marking scheme was fair to all candidates and was unambiguous.

The performance of the candidates was better than WASSCE for School Candidates, 2018 with a raw mean score of 40.0 and standard deviation of 14.46 compared to a raw mean score of 29.0 and standard deviation of 13.78 for WASSCE for School Candidates, 2018. The total number of candidates that sat the examination was 762,595.