Ask: NUS Economists

Single-sex schools linked to better student performance

Q Are single-sex learning environments better?

A What do schools like Nanyang Girls' High School, Raffles Girls' School, Raffles Institution and Methodist Girls' School - traditionally known to produce the highest academic achievers - have in common?

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 16, 2019, with the headline 'Single-sex schools linked to better student performance'. Subscribe