One thousand eight hundred and forty six Grade six students are sitting the final component of the Caribbean Primary Exit Assessment (CPEA) in seventeen centres throughout St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
The CPEA is an examination administered by the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) for students exiting the primary cycle of their education.
According to the Ministry of Education, there are 940 females and 906 males registered.
The students will sit multiple choice papers in four subject areas.
Today they are writing Mathematics and Social Studies, and on day two, tomorrow May 18, the students will write Language Arts and Science.
The results of the CPEA are expected to be published in June.