List of Passers: LET Results March 2017 teachers board exam released

MANILA, Philippines - (Updated May 22) The 'March 2017 LET results' are officially released on Monday, May 22 or in 40 working days after the exam. Those awaiting the teachers board exam official result can find here the the full list of passers, top 10 (topnotchers), top performing schools and performance of schools once released by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and the Board for Professional Teachers (BPT).

List of Passers: LET Results March 2017 teachers board exam

PRC announced that 5,600 elementary teachers out of 53,915 examinees (10.39%) and 18,482 secondary teachers out of 72,584 examinees (25.46%) successfully passed the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET).

It is further announced that of the 5,600 elementary teacher passers, 2,871 are first timers and 2,729 are repeaters. For the secondary teachers, 10,804 passers are first timers and 7,678 are repeaters.

The results of examination with respect to two (2) examinees were withheld pending final determination of their liabilities under the rules and regulations governing licensure examination.

PRC conducted the first licensure exam for teachers (LET) to more than126,000 examinees in at least 18 testing centers nationwide: Bacolod, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Catarman (Northern Samar), Cebu, Davao, General Santos, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena, Manila, Puerto Princesa (Palawan), Rosales (Pangasinan), San Jose (Occidental Mindoro), Tacloban, Tuguegarao, Pagadian and Zamboanga.

The BPT who gave the board exam is composed of Dr. Rosita L. Navarro, Chairman; Dr. Paz I. Lucido, Dr. Paraluman R. Giron and Dr. Nora M. Uy, Members.

Here's the complete list of results for March 2017 LET (updated):

Coverage of Exam and Passing Percentage

The March 2017 LET covers two parts for Elementary - General Education (40%) and Professional Education (60%) and three parts for Secondary - General Education (20%), Professional Education (40%) and Specialization (40%).

The test covered the major areas of General Education (English, Filipino, Mathematics, Science and Social Sciences), Professional Education (teaching profession, social dimensions of education, principles of teaching, education technology, curriculum development, facilitating learning, child and adolescent development, assessment of student learning, developmental reading, field study and practice teaching).

The 10 specializations for Secondary Teacher with exam coverage depends on the chosen course: English, Filipino, Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Social Studies or Social Sciences, Values Education, MAPEH, Agriculture and Fishery Arts and Technology and Livelihood Education (TLE).

In order to pass March 2017 LET, an examinee must obtain an average rating of not less than 75% and must have no rating lower than 50% in any of the tests, PRC said.

PRC said that passing the LET and having valid professional license are necessary before the practice of teaching profession in the Philippines. Otherwise, those who will violate may face fine and imprisonment based on penal provisions.

Probable release date of LET Results

PRC Board News, our partner website for PRC exam results said that the probable release date of March 2017 LET exam is between May 10 and 24 (31-41 working days or in 7-9 weeks).

Meanwhile, PRC Resolution No. 2016-1019 set the target release date of March 2017 LET result on Friday, May 19, 2017 or in 36 working days after the exam.

The calculated total workdays for PRC's target date excludes 7 Saturdays/Sundays and 4 holidays namely Maundy Thursday (April 13), Good Friday (April 14), ASEAN Summit (April 28) and Labor Day (May 1). A total of 54 calendar days or nearly two months was calculated.

In the past 4 years for the same period, 35 days is the average number of days before the release of results for the average of 88,000 examinees and 31.14% passing rate.

In March 2015 LET, PRC released results in 41 working days. A total of 30,938 elementary and secondary takers passed the exam (32.28% passing rate).

Meanwhile, the March 2015 results were announced online in 38 working days. A total of 30,007 out of 100,740 passed the examination (29.79%).

On the other hand, January 2014 and March 2013 examination results were out in 32 and 27 working days, respectively.

Here's LET results summary for the past 4 years

Exam Date Total Examinees Total Passers Passing Rate Days before results release
March 26, 2017 126,499 24,082 19.04% 40
September 25, 2016 170,220 54,712 32.14% 48
March 20, 2016 95,829 30,938 32.28% 41
September 27, 2015 149,905 55,471 37.00% 48
March 29, 2015 100,740 30,007 29.79% 38
August 17, 2014 148,589 52,068 35.04% 51
January 26, 2014 80,735 23,153 28.68% 32
September 29, 2013 126,952 45,139 35.56% 40
March 10, 2013 75,550 25,533 33.80% 27

Note that the total number of days before the 'judgement day' depends on some factors such as the total number of examinees, effect of any work cancellations due to unforeseen events and system of checking the pencil-based tests.

Updates before the release of March 2017 LET result

Same with the previous examinations, The Summit Express will update this page for the updates on LET. Followers of this page may get the exact release date in few days or hours before the release of results.

April 9, 2017 Update: Dr. Carl Balita known for giving hints on the exact release of results shared on Facebook his first riddle:

"When the 1st working day of the 7-day cycle mirrors an identical digit in the 5th lunar cycle of the year, LET the DREAM and the DREAMER become ONE..."

Our guess: The fifth lunar cycle of the year happens between May 3 and May 26. The first working day of the 7-day cycle and the identical digit may be referring to May 22 (Monday).

April 23, 2017 Update: LET results are out SOON. - source.

May 3, 2017 Update: Latest riddle from Carl Balita hints of May 22 release of LET results.
"May 2 na pala.
Isang 2 na lang, LET result na..."

May 8, 2017 Update: 2 Mondays to go before the awaited results of LET - source.

May 16, 2017 Update: The COUNTDOWN for the release of results begins.

May 20, 2017 Update: LET results are expected to be released online early next week.

May 21, 2017 Update: March 2017 LET results are out tomorrow, May 22! Share the good news, educators!

March 22, 2017 Update: Results are out online!

LET Top Performing Schools

PRC University of the Philippines (UP) - Diliman and University of Santo Tomas (UST) are the top performing schools for March 2017 LET Secondary Level for having 92.54% (62 out of 67 passed) and 80.95% (51 out of 63 passed) respectively. Meanwhile, none of the schools qualified for the elementary level exam.

In the same period last year (March 2016), none of the schools qualified for the top performing school list for Elementary level as per Commission Resolution No. 2010-547 series of 2010. Meanwhile, University of the Philippines (UP) - Diliman topped the Seconday level exam with 93.44% or 57 out of 61 examinees passed.

In March 2015, De La Salle University (DLSU)-Manila and University of the Philippines (UP) - Diliman were hailed as the top performing schools for elementary for obtaining 100% passing rate. UP-Diliman also topped secondary level exam, 95.24% passing rate.

LET Topnotchers

Samantha Christel Chua Gaerlan from De La Salle University (DLSU) - Manila topped the March 2017 Elementary level board exam with 90.60%.

Marian Kaye Fortinez Gallego from University of Mindanao (UM) - Davao City led the passers for Secondary level exam with 92.80%.

In the same period last year, Rowena Miano Hingpit of University of Mindanao (UM) - Davao City aced the elementary level LET, 90.60%. Michael Prince Notorio del Rosario from Lorma College topped the Secondary level, 92.00%.

Meanwhile, Vincent Atienza Isidro of University of the Philippines (UP)-Diliman got the highest place, 90.40%, for elementary level in the March 2015 LET. Herminigilda Cabrera Notario of North Valley College Foudation Inc. topped the Secondary level board exam, 91.40%.

Registration of Passers

Registration for the issuance of Professional Identification Card (ID) and Certificate of Registration will be from May 29 to May 30, 2017 for Elementary Level and May 31 to June 16, 2017 for Secondary Level.

The requirements for the issuance of Certificate of Registration and Professional Identification Card (ID) are the following:

1) Notice of Admission;
2) duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal;
3) two pieces passport size pictures (colored with white background and complete nametag);
4) two sets of documentary stamps.

You may also register at the PRC Service Centers in Robinsons Place Manila, Robinsons Galleria and in Clark Skills Training Center (formerly Polytechnic College, Clark, Pampanga).

PRC advised that successful examinees should personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals.

The date and venue for the oathtaking ceremony of the new successful examinees in the said examination WILL BE ANNOUNCED LATER, PRC said.

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