estar en el tercio superior (educación)

17:53 Apr 10, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: estar en el tercio superior (educación)
This term is found in an academic certificate and means that the person is one of the best students in the faculty. I need a translation into english!
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Summary of answers provided
naTo be in the upper third rank of his/her class
Yvette Camou
nato be in the upper third (education)
Michael Fulton
na(the student) ranks on the top third of his/her class
Raúl Valenzuela
naTo rank in the top third part of his/her class
Alexandro Padres Jimenez
nato be in the upper third
Robert Anderson


  

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16 mins
to be in the upper third


Explanation:
To be in the top one-third of a group (class, school, etc.)

Robert Anderson
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1 hr
To rank in the top third part of his/her class


Explanation:
is what is usually used in High Schools and Universities... the word "rank" or "ranking" being the operative word.

Best of luck!

Alexandro Padres Jimenez
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2 hrs
(the student) ranks on the top third of his/her class


Explanation:
This is the usual expression. Hope it helps. Good luck.

Raúl Valenzuela
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9 hrs
to be in the upper third (education)


Explanation:
the upper third in ability/results

Michael Fulton
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1 day 20 hrs
To be in the upper third rank of his/her class


Explanation:
To adjust this expression to the requested context. Good Luck

Yvette Camou
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