According to the report, the KMK statistics registered most high school graduates with a grade of one before the decimal point with values ​​of more than forty percent in Thuringia and Saxony. In Brandenburg, Hesse, Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Berlin and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, 35 percent or more candidates achieved such final results.

The newspapers also write that compared to 2019, the last regular examination year before the start of the pandemic, there was double-digit growth in the proportion of top grades in the Abitur in some regions of Germany. In Baden-Württemberg there was an increase of eleven and in Berlin of ten percentage points.