Grade Six students sitting the Caribbean Primary Exit Assessment (CPEA) will be examined today Friday 19th May 2017.
The exit assessment would be held in seventeen Centres throughout St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
The Ministry of Education said of the 1642 students; there are seven hundred and ninety-nine (799) females and eight hundred and forty-three (843) males registered.
The students will sit multiple choice papers in Mathematics, English, and Science as the final component of the CPEA.
The CPEA is an examination administered by the Caribbean Examinations Council for students exiting the first cycle of their education.
The results of the CPEA are expected to be published in June .