Candidates achieving 5 As

Date published: 15/02/2023

FOI reference: 22/23 130

Date received: 16/01/2023

Date responded: 13/02/2023

Information requested

Can you please tell me the number and percentage of SQA higher candidates who got 5 A's at in 2022?

Also, if possible, the number and percentage of people who sat 5 Highers who went on to get 5 A's (such that people who sat less than 5 higher are not included in the data).

Response

The information requested is below..

December Attainment 2022

Candidates Attaining at least 5 A's

Level      Candidates   5 A's      5 A's %    5+ A's      5+ A's % Higher

Higher     64,328           3837      6.0%         4098         6.4%

 

December Attainment 2022

Candidates Entering for Exactly 5 Highers

Level      Candidates   5 A's       5 A's %

Higher     14,329           3,7422     6.1%