Number of Matriculating Israeli Students Nudges Up to Just Under 50%

Percent of 12th graders who earned a matriculation certificate in 2011-2012 reached 49.8 percent, as opposed to 48.1 percent the previous year.

The number of high school students who earned a matriculation (bagrut) certificate went up 1.7 percent since the 2010-2011 school year, the Education Ministry announced on Wednesday.