Co-educational schools across the State secured a pass percentage of 91.67% compared to both boys only and girls only schools, which altogether registered only 88.61%.
She told DT Next that both male and female students continue to exchange doubts, clarifications and other important topics related to the subjects. “There is also a healthy competition in classroom tests,” she added.
According to the statistics given by the Directorate of Examinations, co-educational schools, in more than 25 districts, have scored an overall pass percentage of more than 90%.
Of the total 8.69 lakh students appeared for Class 12 board exams, 5.21 lakh candidates were from co-educational institutions. Interestingly, co-ed schools in Ramanathapuram, which is considered to be performing bad, too, did well.
According to the statistics, co-ed schools in Ramanathapuram secured an overall pass percentage of 92.54 compared to boys’ and girls’ schools (80%).
Likewise, co-ed schools in Tirunelveli secured an overall percentage of 94.26 compared to other schools, which registered a little over 90%.