More 10th-grade students at HCM City schools this year

Published: 18/04/2011 05:00



High schools throughout HCM City plan to admit 97,222 students to
the 10th grade for the upcoming school year, according to the city Department of
Education and Training.

students during a class at HCM City’s Le Hong Phong High School for Gifted
Students. (Photo: VNS)

This is an increase
of 6,304 students compared to the 2010-2011 school year.

Ninth grade students
were admitted to schools without taking admission exams in districts 2, 6, 9,
Thu Duc, Binh Tan, Binh Chanh, Cu Chi, Can Gio and Hoc Mon.

The city’s remaining
high schools will organise admission exams for ninth graders who want to enrol
in those schools.

In addition, students
who complete the ninth grade can apply to attend city vocational schools.

At a meeting between
the department and People’s Committee held on Wednesday, city officilas said
they would build 1,080 more new classrooms in order to meet demand.

Hua Ngoc Thuan,
deputy chairman of the People’s Committee, asked to speed up the building
progress of Nguyen Thi Dinh School for the gifted in gymnastics.

Thuan also required
high schools for the gifted to admit qualified ninth graders who live in
different localities.

Priority is given to
students who live in the localities where the schools are located.

At the meeting, the
department also presented a plan to admit students to the first grade and sixth

Like last school
year, all six-year-old children will be admitted to the city’s primary schools.

Primary schools will
not be allowed to enrol children who do not live in the same localities.

There are 102,119
six-year-old children in HCM City, according to city authorities.

The secondary schools
in the city will not hold admission exams for students who complete the fifth

They will enrol the
students based on their marks for the second semester in the fifth grade.

Secondary schools are
expected to admit a total of 92,714 students to the sixth grade.

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