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Speaking at Mtihani House, Nairobi, the CS noted that the examination achieved gender equality as boys recorded 50.28 per cent while girls recorded 49.72 per cent.
He added that six papers recorded an improvement in the examinations as compared to the 2020 exams. These include English and composition, Science, Kiswahili and Insha, Social Studies, Kenya sign language composition.
Three papers, Mathematics, English Language, and religious studies recorded a drop as compared to the 2020 exams.
Here are the top 10 candidates:
1. Magata Bruce Mckenzie – Gilgil Hills Academy – 428 marks
2. Momanyi Ashley Kerubo – Makini School – 427 marks
3. Kuoma Charity Buyanzi -Holy Family Misikhu Girls Primary School- 426 marks
4. Mbugua Sharon Wairimu – Emmanuel Springs – 426 marks
5.Muteti Shantel Ndinda – Kitengela International School – 426 marks
6. Stanley Otieno Omondi – Rofin Field Junior School – 426 marks
7. Wekesa Naomi – Whitestar Academy – 426 marks
8. Kimani Ethan Karuga – Stepping Stones Preparatory – 426 marks
9. Njeru Joel Musyoka – Nyagwa Primary – 425 marks
10. Muriuki Victor – PCEA Mwimbi Boarding Primary school- 425 marks
11. Diana Rose Natola – Fesbeth Kakamega – 425 marks
12. Kaderia Emmanuel Munene – New Bambini – 425 marks
13. Emmanuel Kiplagat Ngetich – Moi Kabarak – 425 marks
14. George Morris Otieno – Hill School – 425 marks
The CS lauded two special needs pupils who managed to score over 400 KCPE marks with Bethany Migosi of Thorngrove Academy, attaining 417 marks.
The CS reaffirmed that his Ministry had produced a flawless examination campaign without any leakage prior to earlier speculations.
He, however, noted that the cases of malpractice that had been caught would be dealt with in the upcoming weeks.
“This year’s KCPE is the last examination being released under the Jubilee administration, a regime that has seen a six-year run of the cleanest and flawless national examination campaign,” he noted.
Teachers Service Commission (CEO) Nancy Macharia shared Magoha’s sentiments, stating that they would take action against the unscrupulous tutors.
“Teachers involved in KCPE examinations conducted themselves with utmost professionalism. We shall take firm action against teachers involved in exam irregularities,” she reiterated.
TSC CEO Nancy Macharia addresses the media on Monday, March 28 at Mtihani House.