189 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6, Jamaica W.I.

Merit &Award System

Merit System

Students receive merits for high marks and good conduct. Criteria include:

  • Commendable performance in unit tests
    • Commendable performance in examinations
    • Commendable conduct in and out of class
    • Marked improvement in class work
    • Commendable work on projects
    • Initiative
    • Honesty
    • Outstanding deportment
    • Helpfulness to others on the school compound
    • Outstanding performance when representing the school
    • Outstanding attendance and punctuality

Merits for good conduct are as follows:

  • Demonstrating Leadership to Peers = 3 merits
    • Volunteered Community Service = 2 merits
    • Promptness – no tardiness to any classes = 2 merits
    • Perfect attendance = 2 merits
    • Appropriately Handling of Conflict and/or Confrontation – 2 merits
    • Consistent Recognized Class Participation – 1 merit

Merits for commendable Academic achievements are as follows:

% Score Merits
100 4
80 – 99 3
80 – 89 2
70 -79 1

Students of each class get certificates and trophies for doing well in their subjects and for outstanding qualities.