Bridge pupils were at par with their counterparts nationally which gives a competitive edge in admissions to great secondary schools
- 88.1% of Bridge pupils scored Division 4 and above compared to 88.0% nationally. The largest percentage of Bridge pupils 55.9% scores Division 2 compared to 45.7% nationally.
- 2 pupils achieved Division 1 putting them in the top 1.7% of pupils nationally despite coming from the poorest communities. With the highest pupils scoring an aggregate 10 and 12 respectively
- Our best performing boy was MUTEBI RONALD from Bridge Jinja Karoli in Wakiso District, with an outstanding aggregate of 10, Division 1
- Our best performing girl was NAMUGGA MAJORINE from Bridge Jinja Karoli in Wakiso District, with an outstanding aggregate of 12, Division 1
- Bridge promotes gender equality, with boys and girls achieving similar scores regardless of how long they have attended a Bridge school.
- Subject level performance was above the average across all subjects
Other top performing pupils were:
- NAYIGA SOPHIA from Bridge Nsumbi in Wakiso District scored an aggregate of 13, Division 2
- NABAYEGO FRIDAUS GIFT from Bridge Nsumbi in Wakiso District scored an aggregate of 13, Division 2
- NASSIMBWA BUSHIRAH from Bridge Nsumbi in Wakiso District scored an aggregate of 14, Division 2
- SWAGA DERRICK from Bridge Magamaga in Mayuge District an aggregate of 14, Division 2
- Bridge Uganda pupils have excelled in the PLE since 2017 and are among the top performers in Uganda despite coming from the underserved communities
- 5 Academies had an average score of Division 2 with 80%+ pass rate
- There are more pupils scoring division 2 and higher at Bridge as seen in the graph
The study found that girls in Bridge Schools make the same leap in learning as boys, regardless of how long they have attended a Bridge school.
Bridge Uganda teachers are proud of these academic results and have been celebrating the achievements of their pupils. The results are a testament to the strength and commitment of Bridge Uganda teachers, pupils and parents.
These results show that poverty is not destiny and that any child can succeed with a strong education foundation.