Top districts based on the highest Matric results in Free State – 2019

Top districts based on the highest Matric results in Free State - 2019

Date Published: November 30, 2020

The top performing district in Free State is Fezile Dabi, achieving a pass rate of 90.3%.

The Free state province is the best performing province by pass rate. The province achieved an increase of 0.9%, landing them at 88.4%.

Top performing districts in Free State

The Free State performed fairly well as the top performing province in the country.

Here are the top 4 districts with the highest matric pass rate in Free State:

  1. Fezile Dabi
  2. Xhariep
  3. Motheo
  4. Lejweleputswa

Fezile Dabi

Achieving a pass rate of 90.3%, the district claimed the position for the best performing district in Free State. 4484 matric candidates in the Fezile Dabi district wrote the matric exams, with 4051 candidates who achieved their matric certificates.


Xhariep district achieved a pass rate of 88.9%, placing the district at second place.

853 candidates in the Xhariep district wrote the 2019 matric exams. Out of the 853 candidates who wrote the exams, 758 achieved their matric certificates.


Motheo district achieved a pass rate of 87.8%. 6657 candidates wrote the matric exams and 5868 candidates achieved their matric certificates.


Achieving a pass rate of 87.8%, the Lejweleputswa district was able to produce 4640 matriculants out of 5285 candidates who sat in for the 2019 matric exams.

Author: Omega Fumba

Published: February 12, 2021


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