Hong Kong parents say competition for school places still tough, despite overall success rate reaching 11-year high

The overall success rate for children to secure a place at their preferred primary school may have reached an 11-year high this year, but some parents who received the allocation results on Monday said the competition for elite schools remained keen.A total of 22,892 children got their first choice in the Primary One places allocation exercise in a year when there were as many as eight pupils competing for one spot in some instances. The overall success rate among the 48,080 students was 47.6…


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