Higher Exam Information

Date published: 21/02/2023

FOI reference: 22/23 146

Date received: 21/02/2023

Date responded: 21/02/2023

Information requested

Hi Under Freedom of Information would you be able to provide me with the following for 2022 Highers Examination diet:

Number of applicants taking 4 or more Highers

Number of applicants who achieved 5 A1s in Highers in this diet;

Number of applicants who achieved 4 A1s and 1 A2 in Highers in this diet;

Number of applicants who achieved more than 5A1s in Highers in this diet;

Number of applicants who achieved 5 As in Highers in this diet.

Response

Number of applicants taking 4 or more Highers

24,210 took 4 or more highers.

Number of applicants who achieved 5 A1s in Highers in this diet;

459 achieved 5 A1s

Number of applicants who achieved 4 A1s and 1 A2 in Highers in this diet;

570 achieved 4 A1s and 1 A2

Number of applicants who achieved more than 5A1s in Highers in this diet;

55 achieved more than 5 A1s

Number of applicants who achieved 5 As in Highers in this diet.

3,837 achieved 5 As