Lok Sin Tong Leung Kau Kui College

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Lok Sin Tong Leung Kau Kui College
Location
26–28 Hospital Road, Sai Ying Pun
Hong Kong

People's Republic of China
Coordinates 22°17′05″N 114°08′46″E / 22.284628°N 114.146117°E / 22.284628; 114.146117Coordinates: 22°17′05″N 114°08′46″E / 22.284628°N 114.146117°E / 22.284628; 114.146117
Information
Type Public
Motto Benevolence, Love, Diligence, Fidelity
Established 1990
Principal Mr. Lee King Hang
Faculty 65
Number of students 1069
Medium of instruction Mandarin Chinese
Website

Lok Sin Tong Leung Kau Kui College(Mandarin :樂善堂梁銶琚書院, abbreviated as LSTLKKC) is a coeducational, government-aided sixth form college located in Hong Kong, China.

The school was founded in 1991, though it was originally called Lok Sin Tong Leung Qiu Ju College and was located in the West Road mountains. The Hospital Road site, where the college is currently located, was formerly occupied by the Yucai and Liang Wenyan secondary schools, Ms. Dawson Middle School, and the Kennedy Town Government Secondary School.

Development[edit]

LSTLKKC was built amongst traditionally prestigous schools in Central and Western administrative districts, despite the fact that it had been founded only fourteen years ago.

School opened earlier in the schools in the than the traditional schools because of the reputation of King's College, St. Paul's Co-educational College and others. The school faced several difficulties in its early years, including an increase in enrolment beyond what the school's facilities could cope with.

Fortunately for many poor students, the school was in the 1990s Conclusion For the band 5 (reference to the Banding now, that is, Band 3) schools. Starting in the 1990s, the school's students began to become regarded as miscreants among the population.

In 2000, LSTLKKC gradually began rising in the banding system. This occurred in part due to lower standards in traditionally prestigious schools in the Western part of Hong Kong, and education system reforms. This has resulted in improvement in LSTLKKC students' grades, enabling LSTLKKC to absorb students from other schools.

After recruiting five repeat students, many students from traditionally prestigious schools, who had scored below 14 points, also enrolled in LSTLKKC as repeat students. In addition, LSTLKKC allowed students who scored more than 18 points to switch from a science to a business course, attracting many students from traditionally prestigious schools who wanted to switch courses.

Thanks to the policy of attracting transfer students, LSTLKKC students frequently obtained 'breakthrough' scores since 2000. Transfer students and elite students in LSTLKKC are taught together, creating a conducive learning environment. In recent years, transfer students have mainly come from Sacred Heart Canossian College, St. Louis School, and St. Stephen's School.

Immigrant students[edit]

After the handover of Hong Kong, the government raised the quota of permanent residencies for children of Hong Konger parents who had been born in China. This resulted in many families migrating to Hong Kong to reunite the family. Some of these children were already in junior or senior high, making it difficult for them to find suitable schools when they entered Hong Kong.

It was difficult for them to enter English schools as both getting accepted and getting used to the school was difficult. Furthermore, there were only two Chinese schools in the Central and Western administrative district, of which LSTLKKC was one of them.

LSTLKKC took in many students who had migrated, most of whom enrolled in the high school. Those who entered the fourth year of high school had had senior high education in China, and as such obtained good grades in the national examinations.

Release of results in national examinations[edit]

In recent years, LSTLKKC has circulated the 'legendary' breakthrough results of its students in national examinations. This includes one student, who despite previously failing a science course, switched to a liberal arts entrance examination and obtained a good score of 3A1B. Students who had recently migrated also achieved decent grades in the national examinations.

Criticism[edit]

Some criticised the school's rules in the 90s as being too harsh.

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