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KCSE 2019 results release, key highlights, top schools and students

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Education Cs Prof. George Magoha has released the KCSE 2019 Exams. The marking of this year’s exam was concluded on Thursday last week.

The CS Prof. Magoha key highlight during the announcement.

  • Exam well-performed, best in 3 years
  • Encouraged education stakeholders to help him achieve CBC objectives as it continues rolling out.
  • All pregnant learners to go back to school, those joining secondary school.
  • Selection of 9000 Scholarship beneficially has been done. CS promised to follow on it. The CS Prof Magoha said NEMIS to stay.
  • TVET admission, people should change their mindset.

KCSE 2019 Highlights

  • Mentioned 10 students who got C+ and above but had below 200 marks.
  • To check exam SMS index no-followed by KCSE to 20076
  • 16 subject recorded improvement, 11 subject recorded decline and 3 subjects no significant change. Kiswahili, English, Physics, Biology performance improved.
  • 699,754 candidates sat for the exam, 51% male, 49% female. Exam irregularities: 1309 candidates results canceled.
  • 125,746 candidates got c+ and above, 627 A compared with 315 the last year 2018, 5,796 A- compared with 3,417 the last year 2018.
  • Female candidates performed better in Eng, Physics, Kiswahili, History, and Art

Top 10 secondary schools

Name of the School Number of A’s
1Kenya High76 A
2Kapsabet Boys49 A
3Alliance High48 A
4Moi Kabara Kabarak30 A
5Alliance Girls27 A
6Mary Hill25 A
7Maseno23 A
8Nairobi School23 A
9Mangu High23 A
10Moi Girls Eldoret21 A

TOP 10 Candidates in KCSE 2019

Name of the candidate Points School
1Tony Wambuko87.159Kapsabet
2Maryanne Njeri87.087Kenya High
3David Odhiambo87.08
4Anthony Ochieng87
5Natasha Wawira86.61
6Kizito Ezra86.96Kenya high
7Nungari 86.924Alliance
8Hellen Njoki86.914
9Irene Cheragat Aileen86.9Moi forces Lanet
10Laura  Cheragat Ruto86.53

Best improved KCSE 2019 candidates

NamesKCPE marksKCSE GradeSchool
1Milkah Wanjiru179B-Kandara Sec
2Mwikali Munyoki199B-Mama Maria Sec
3Sharon Chepkoech183C+Thairi Sec
4Mbugua MachariaC+Kiambaa Sec
5Josephmwangi193C+Mukui Sec
6Timothy Mureti194C+Kirindara Sec
7Muchai Gachie277A+Nyakiambi SEc

The KNEC CEO Dr. Mercy Karogo condoled the family of the three families of the three examiners who died during the marking of this year’s exam. “This year 26,597 examiners were involved in marking this year involved 26,597 markers,” said Dr. Mercy Karogo.

The TSC CEO Dr. Nancy during the release cautioned private school proprietors to avoid employing unregistered teachers.

“This year we recorded least no of teachers being involved in exam malpractices,” said Dr. Nancy TSC CEO

During exam period cases of cheating were detected in 21 exam station and 90 phones were confiscated. This year 699,745 students sat for the exam.

Present during the release at the KNEC headquarters were officials of KNUT, KUPPET, KISE, KESSHA, others were education officials from Uganda and Tanzania

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