Education CS George Magoha on Monday, May 10 released the 2020 KCSE results at Mtihani House, Nairobi.

Magoha announced that Simiyu Robinson Wanjala from Murang’a High School was the best candidate nationally scoring 87.334. Wasonga Allan Udoma and Sharon Chepng’eno came second with 87.173 points.

Education CS George Magoha addresses the Maseno Graduation class of 2020 on April 30, 2021TWITTER
Magoha announced that the class of 2020 had improved as compared to class of 2019. 893 students scored A plain as compared to 627 candidates in 2019.

143,140 qualified to join university after obtaining the minimum grade of C+ and above. This is compared to 125,747 in 2019.

The most improved candidate was Cheruiyot Bett Dennis who scored 140 marks in KCPE but managed to score a B- in KCSE.

The most improved schools include Kaaga Girls School in Meru, St Joseph Girls Kitale, Kisasi Secondary School and Oringo Boys High School.

CS Magoha noted that all 747,171 students would be enrolled to higher education, tertiary institutions through KUPPS.

“All students deserve a place in our education system,” Magoha stated.

Earlier, President Uhuru Kenyatta had received results from the Education ministry presented by Magoha flanked by Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua, Early Learning and Basic Education PS Julius Jwan, and TSC CEO Nancy Macharia and her KNEC counterpart Mercy Karogo.

President Kenyatta congratulated the 2020 KCSE candidates for a great performance despite the challenges posed by Covid-19 and thanked the education sector stakeholders for the smooth administration of the examinations.

Karogo announced that 747, 161 candidates sat the exam across 10, 567 examination centers. 31 subjects were examined in 77 papers.

She further added that the 25,135 national examiners who marked the exams showed exuberance and determination for completion of the exams within the stipulated timelines.

KNEC still noted that the council is still on course in rolling out the Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC) which will see the education apply the 2-6-6-3 curriculum instead of the current 8-4-4 system.

Here is the list:

  1. Murang’a High School
  2. Agoro Sare High School
  3. Kenya High School
  4. Alliance High School
  5. Kenya High School
  6. Alliance High School
  7. Kapsabet Boys High School
  8. Maranda High School
  9. Kenya High School
  10. Machakos Girls High School
  11. Kenya High School
  12. Kapsabet Boys
  13. Maranda High School
  14. Kenya High School
  15. Kenya High School
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