ZHUJI, China, July 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hailiang Education Group Inc. (Nasdaq: HLG) ("Hailiang Education", "Hailiang" or the "Company"), a provider of private K-12 educational services in China, today announced that its recent middle school and high school graduates have achieved outstanding academic results in the 2016 Shaoxing city High School Entrance Examination ("High School Entrance Examination") and Zhejiang province College Entrance Examination ("Gaokao"), respectively.
In the High School Entrance Examination, the top three results recorded in Zhuji city were all earned by Hailiang students this year. Additionally, for the ninth year, a Hailiang graduate captured Zhuji's highest score. Five additional Hailiang students ranked among the top ten scorers.
Among Hailiang's high school students taking the Gaokao, 189 students reached Zhejiang province's threshold score (or "Yiben") to be accepted by China's first-tier universities, and 16 students passed the independent enrollment tests to be accepted by certain top-level Chinese universities, including Zhejiang University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Fudan University and University of Chinese Academy of Sciences.
"We are very pleased to see our graduates achieving outstanding academic results in this year's High School Entrance Examination and Gaokao. We would like to congratulate our students for their achievements and extend our gratitude to their parents and our faculty for their support," commented Mr. Ying Xin, Director and Principal General of Hailiang Education. "Additionally, some students in our international program have received admission letters from several well-recognized universities abroad and we intend to provide another update on our international program in the next few weeks."
Mr. Ming Wang, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hailiang Education, added, "By providing our students a superior learning experience with our excellent educational resources, we are continuing to strengthen our leadership position in China's K-12 private education market."
 Shaoxing city is a prefecture-level city located in Zhejiang province and Zhuji city is a county-level city, under the jurisdiction of Shaoxing city.
About Hailiang Education
Founded in 1995, Hailiang Education operates three centrally managed schools in Zhuji city, Zhejiang province: Hailiang Foreign Language School, Zhuji Private High School and Tianma Experimental School. Hailiang Education Park, the Company's newest campus in Zhuji city, was opened in September 2015 and represents Hailiang Education's commitments in delivering comprehensive and high quality educational programs. Hailiang Education offers a variety of educational programs, including basic educational programs and international programs at the kindergarten, primary school, middle school, and high school levels, as well as preparatory courses designed for university-bound students studying for A-levels courses in the United Kingdom and the SAT courses in the United States.
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