Pamushana Secondary School History & Background; Pamushana High School is a mission boarding school run by the Dutch Reformed Church. The mixed school is located 80 kilometres from Masvingo along the Masvingo-Mutare highway just before Nyika growth point.
The school aims to educate the whole person – a complete person with academic, arts, sports and culture (ubuntu), discipline as well as upholding Christian values. The school does not believe in doing anything sub-standard and bought a luxury Scania bus in 2016 for students to travel in.
Pamushana High School Pass Rate
The school is truly a beacon in education and its name is synonymous with high pass rates year in, year out. The school is one of the top 10 high schools in Zimbabwe
Below are some of the outstanding pass rates attained at Pamushana high in recent years.
- Pamushana High attained a 97,86% pass rate in the November 2019 Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (ZIMSEC) A-Level results.
79 students got 15 points and above whilst 118 out of 140 students got 10 points and above
- The school produced 71 students who scored the highest required 15 points and above according to the 2018 November A’Level examination. The best student attained 29 points for the six subjects he sat for.
Of the 71, eight attained 25 points and above, 13 got between 20 and 24 while 50 scored between 15 and 19 points.
- Pamushana scored a whopping 100 per cent and 94.74 per cent pass rate for ‘A’ and ‘O’ Level respectively in the November 2015 examinations, with 36 pupils recording 15 points and above, while 98 candidates scored 5As and above.
That year the O’ Level results were outstanding. The school had 201 As in Integrated Science out of 209 candidates, 181 As in Geography out of 209 and 109 As in Shona out of 193 candidates.
In 2013 the school attained a 78.46% pass rate at O-Level whilst a 98.95% was realised in the 2014 A-Level exams. In 2017 the school was ranked 33 out of 100 in the A-Level exams.