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Santa Rosa Secondary School

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Subject: Education in Guyana, List of schools in Guyana, Barima-Waini, North West Secondary School, Santa Rosa, Guyana
Collection: Barima-Waini, Educational Institutions Established in 1992, Schools in Guyana
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Santa Rosa Secondary School

Santa Rosa Secondary School is a five-year secondary school in Santa Rosa, in the Barima-Waini region of northern Guyana. Established in 1992, it is the second secondary school in the region (The first was North West Secondary School in Mabaruma, in 1965).

Entrance to the school is by competitive examination, and students may take the Caribbean Examinations Council examination, or CXC, upon graduation.

As of 2005 the school has 264 students, of whom 72 are housed in a dormitory which was sponsored by the Inter-American Development Bank.

The 2009 enrollment was 650.

A third wing was added in 2009 that added nine classrooms.

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