1,086 students will sit the Grade 6 National assessment on Thursday and Friday this week.
537 girls and 549 boys are set to write the exams.
This number represents a slight increase of 3% from last year when 1,058 students sat the exams.
The examinations are set to begin at 8am at 53 centres around the island.
On day 1 students will be tested on Language Arts and Social Studies while on day 2 Mathematics and Science will be administered.
With the exception of Language Arts, all exams will be single multiple choice papers.
The language arts examination will consist of 2 components, a 60 item multiple choice paper and a composition paper.
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