Table 27 shows that the highest educational attainment completed by majority of the population was high school graduate followed by elementary graduate. This was comprised of 12,754 or 17% and 9,342 individuals or 13% of the total household population 5 years old and over respectively. This indicates a better educated populace attributed by free education in public schools. Academic degree holder or those who graduated from college constitute 8.63% comprised mostly by females. Those who did not have any grade completed comprised only of 1.65 percent of the population. Public schools also cater students for alternative learning system and special education.

 

Table 27.  Highest Educational Attainment by 5 Years Old and Over and Sex, Year 2014

Educational Attainment

5 Years Old and Over

Male

Female

Total

No Grade

635

590

1,225

Day Care

418

365

783

Nursery/Kindergarten/Preparatory

878

788

1,666

Elementary

 

 

 

Grade 1

1,383

1,116

2,499

Grade 2

1,702

1,283

2,985

Grade 3

1,952

1,514

3,466

Grade 4

2,274

1,798

4,072

Grade 5

2,018

1,685

3,703

Grade 6

1,738

1,623

3,361

Grade school graduate

4,961

4,381

9,342

ALS Elementary

11

3

14

SPED Elementary

12

10

22

High School

 

 

 

Grade 7

1,808

1,535

3,343

Grade 8

2,081

1,904

3,985

Grade 9/3rd Year HS

1,716

1,674

3,390

Grade 10/4th Year HS

907

1,011

1,918

Grade 11

26

30

56

Grade 12

31

11

42

High school graduate

6,023

6,731

12,754

ALS Secondary

55

47

102

SPED Secondary

3

6

9

Post Secondary

 

 

 

1st year PS PS/N-T/TV

253

172

425

2nd year PS PS/N-T/TV

277

209

486

3rd year PS PS/N-T/TV

21

16

37

Post secondary graduate

1,207

1,153

2,360

College

 

 

 

1st year College

954

1,196

2,150

2nd year College

1,028

1,119

2,147

3rd year College

756

753

1,509

4th year College or higher

256

283

539

Post grad with units

9

16

25

College graduate

2,705

3,660

6,365

Master's/PhD graduate

34

50

84

Total

38,132

36,732

74,864

Source: 2014 CBMS 2nd Round Survey 

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