Education Cabinet Secretary, Prof. George Magoha has released the 2020 examination results today. This comes barely a few days after monitoring the end of the KCSE marking exercise at Starehe Boys Center. Today seems to be an occupied day in the education docket due to schools also reopening.

Acting Chief Executive Officer, KNEC, Mercy Karogo: “With all uncertainties of the season, KCSE examination cycle of 2020 is finally complete. Marking of 2020 scripts was done by 25,135 examiners. 747,161 candidates registered and sat 2020 examination in 10,567 examination centers countrywide.”

Statistics and Perfomance 2020 KCSE.

TOP PERFOMERS

  1. Simiyu Robinson Wanjala – Muranga High School – 87.334

2. Wasonga Allan Odongo – Agoro Sare High School – 87.173

3. Sharon Terer – Kenya High School – 87.173

4. Rob Ong’are- Alliance High School. – 87.173

5. Mbugua Esther – Kenya High School. – 87.113

6. Mark Kipkoech – Alliance High School. – 87.106

7. Kenneth Oranga – Kapsabet Boys High School. – 87.049

8. Madaga – Maranda High School. – 87.046

9. Patience Chepkorir – Kenya High School – 87.046

10. Edith Kitei – Machakos Girls High School – 87.013

11. Lesley Wanjiku – Kenya High School.

893 candidates scored A plain. This indicates an improvement compared to 2019 where we had 627 candidates score A.

-143,140 attained the minimum grade to join university which is C+.

-The Best Candidate: Simiyu Robinson Wanjala from Muranga High with 87.334

-Best Candidate Female: Sharon Chepng’eno Terer from Kenya Girls High School and is the 3rd candidate nationwide.

-15 counties had more girls than boys enrolled in the KCSE. This include Nyeri, Nyandarua, Kiambu, Muranga and Kirinyaga among others.

-287 candidates results cancelled.

-Turkana registered the highest number of over age candidates while Bungoma had the highest number of underage candidates.

-Bungoma had the highest number of candidates who sat exams in hospital after delivery.

-223 special needs candidates scored C+ and above.

-Kaaga Girls in Meru tops in most improved schools.

-Most improved candidate: Cherruiyot Bett Denis from Kimargis Sec School who had 190 in KCPE and scored B- in KCSE.

The CS also noted that the 2020 candidates have performed better than the 2019 candidates.

CS Magoha also noted that every candidate who are receiving their results have a place in the education history and every child has a chance to pursue their dream.

Selection of students to join various institutions of higher learning to commence with immediate effect. All 747,171 students will be enrolled in higher education, tertiary institutions through KUCCPS as no child is insignificant.

TSC CEO Nancy Macharia remarks: “As of yesterday, 151,491 teachers had been vaccinated. So far we have lost 37 secondary school teachers including 24 principals, 3 deputy principals & 10 classroom teachers. We have created a medical insurance app for teachers for tele-medicine access.

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